Belle Plaine Junior High School

220 S Market St
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Belle Plaine Junior High School serves 249 students in grades 7-8.
Belle Plaine Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Belle Plaine Junior High School's student population of 249 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Belle Plaine Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belle Plaine Junior High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1015 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.220.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelle Plaine Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belle Plaine Junior High School is Belle Plaine Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jordan Middle School (7.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chatfield Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belle Plaine Belle Plaine Senior High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 469 students
    0.0 miles
    220 S Market St
    Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (952) 873-2403
    0 9-12 469
  • Belle Plaine Belle Plaine Transitions/work Exper Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 7 students
    0.1 miles
    130 S Willow Street
    Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (952) 873-2400
    0.1 9-12 7
  • Belle Plaine Chatfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 412 students
    0.2 miles
    330 S Market St
    Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (952) 873-2401
    0.2 PK-2 412
  • Belle Plaine Early Childhood Program Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 36 students
    0.2 miles
    330 S Market St
    Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (952) 873-2401
    0.2 PK 36
  • Belle Plaine Oak Crest Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 481 students
    1.1 miles
    1101 West Commerce Dr
    Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (952) 873-2402
    1.1 3-6 481

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