Belfry School

200 Wisconsin
Belfry, MT 59008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 35 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Belfry School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Bottom 50% in MT
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Belfry School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Belfry School's student population of 35 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
35 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Belfry School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 722 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Belfry School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MT)
#602 out of 722 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
35%
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21-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belfry School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Belfry School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Belfry School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belfry School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
97%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belfry School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Belfry School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belfry School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
33%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belfry School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belfry School's ranking?
Belfry School is ranked #602 out of 722 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% MT state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MT state average).
How many students attend Belfry School?
35 students attend Belfry School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Belfry School students are White, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belfry School?
Belfry School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Belfry School offer ?
Belfry School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Belfry School part of?
Belfry School is part of Belfry K-12 Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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