Belair Middle School (Closed 2018)

  • Belair Middle School served 551 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 29% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 24% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students551 students
This chart display total students of Belair Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Belair Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Belair Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Belair Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belair Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
24%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belair Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Belair Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Belair Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belair Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
97%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belair Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belair Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Belair Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belair Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.060.58
This chart display the diversity score of Belair Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belair Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belair Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePine Bluff School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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