Belfry High School

  • Belfry High School serves 610 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Belfry High School's student population of 610 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belfry High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belfry High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#563 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
97%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belfry High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.060.25
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePike County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belfry Southside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    1.0 miles
    170 St. Hwy. 319
    Belfry, KY 41514
    (606)353-7296
    1.0 PK-5 517
  • Williamson Williamson Pk-8 Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 551 students
    1.9 miles
    5 Parkway Drive
    Williamson, WV 25661
    (304)235-3430
    1.9 PK-8 551
  • 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 | 437 students
    2.6 miles
    25259 Us 119 N
    Belfry, KY 41514
    (606)353-9688
    2.6 6-8 437
  • Matewan Matewan Pk-8 Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
    4.9 miles
    104 Chambers Street
    Matewan, WV 25678
    (304)426-8569
    4.9 PK-8 463

School Reviews

5  
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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