Belfair Montessori School

  • Belfair Montessori School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Belfair Montessori School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Belfair Montessori School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Belfair Montessori School's student population of 326 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belfair Montessori School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Belfair Montessori School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#168 out of 1277 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
82%
43%
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White
8%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.320.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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