Belcher Elementary School

  • Belcher Elementary School serves 673 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Belcher Elementary School operates within the Pinellas School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 673 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 673 students
Belcher Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Belcher Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Belcher Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Belcher Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Belcher Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Belcher Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
23%
31%
Belcher Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
12%
23%
Belcher Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
57%
40%
Belcher Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Belcher Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Belcher Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Belcher Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.46
Belcher Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
53%
Belcher Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Belcher Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Pinellas School District's student population of 102,459 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,482 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,190 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Pinellas School District
Number of Schools
Managed
168
22
Number of Students Managed 102,459 10,184
Pinellas School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $981 MM $122 MM
Pinellas School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,054 MM $125 MM
Pinellas School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,482 $12,021
Pinellas School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,190 $12,230
Pinellas School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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