Belfry High School

27678 Us 119 N
Belfry, KY 41514
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Belfry High School serves 506 students in grades 9-12.
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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Belfry High School's student population of 506 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Belfry High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Belfry High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#721 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
92%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belfry High School's ranking?
Belfry High School is ranked #721 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Belfry High School?
The graduation rate of Belfry High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Belfry High School?
506 students attend Belfry High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Belfry High School students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belfry High School?
Belfry High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Belfry High School offer ?
Belfry High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Belfry High School part of?
Belfry High School is part of Pike County School District.

School Reviews

5   6/6/2011
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - chero

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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