Belfry High School

  • Belfry High School serves 599 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Belfry High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Belfry High School's student population of 599 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belfry High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Belfry High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#775 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
2%
10%
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White
96%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.40
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePike County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belfry Belfry Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    1.0 miles
    170 St. Hwy. 319
    Belfry, KY 41514
    (606) 353-7296
    1.0 PK-5 573
  • Williamson Williamson Pre K-8
    Grades: PK-8 | 600 students
    1.9 miles
    400 Parkway Drive
    Williamson, WV 25661
    (304) 235-2520
    1.9 PK-8 600
  • Belfry Belfry Area Technology Center Vocational School

    2.2 miles
    25369 U.s. 119 N.
    Belfry, KY 41514
    (606) 353-4951
    2.2 n/a n/a
  • Belfry Belfry Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 423 students
    2.6 miles
    25259 Us 119 N
    Belfry, KY 41514
    (606) 353-9688
    2.6 6-8 423
  • Matewan Matewan Pre K-8
    Grades: PK-8 | 465 students
    4.9 miles
    100 Chambers Street
    Matewan, WV 25678
    (304) 426-4719
    4.9 PK-8 465

School Reviews

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I graduated from Belfry in 1974. It was a fantastic school then and has only improved over the years. I only wish my kids and grandkids lived in that ara so they could get a great educaqtion from those halls just like I did.
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