Belcher Elementary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Belcher Elementary School serves 695 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Belcher Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belcher Elementary School's student population of 695 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Belcher Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belcher Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2021 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
59%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Belcher Elementary School is Pinellas Teleschool (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clearwater Pinellas Teleschool Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 77 students
    1.1 miles
    2235 Ne Coachman Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33765
    (727) 669-1220
    1.1 6-12 77
  • Clearwater Pinellas Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
    Grades: 4-12
    1.1 miles
    14405 49th Street North Clear
    Clearwater, FL 33762
    (727) 588-6448
    1.1 4-12 n/a
  • Clearwater Pinellas Virtual K-12 Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 24 students
    1.1 miles
    14405 49th Street North Clear
    Clearwater, FL 33762
    (727) 588-6448
    1.1 K-12 24
  • Clearwater Athenian Academy Charter School Charter School

    1.2 miles
    2289 N Hercules Ave
    Clearwater, FL 33763
    (727) 298-2718
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Clearwater Clearwater Fundamental Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
    1.5 miles
    1660 Palmetto St
    Clearwater, FL 33755
    (727) 298-1609
    1.5 6-8 796

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