Belding High School

  • Belding High School serves 596 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Belding High School's student population of 596 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belding High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belding High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1452 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belding High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.250.53
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belding High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belding High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelding Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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