Belle Point Alternative Center

Belle Point Alternative Center serves 61 students in grades 7-12.
Belle Point Alternative Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Belle Point Alternative Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Belle Point Alternative Center's student population of 61 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students61 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Belle Point Alternative Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belle Point Alternative Center is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#1003 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
28%
13%
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Black
23%
20%
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White
38%
61%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.58
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belle Point Alternative Center is Northside High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William O. Darby Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ballman Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Smith Northside High School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,725 student
    0.7 miles
    2301 North B St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1171
    0.7 10-12 1,725
  • Fort Smith Ballman Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students
    0.8 miles
    2601 South Q St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1280
    0.8 PK-6 313
  • Fort Smith William O. Darby Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 670 students
    1.0 miles
    616 N 14th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-4159
    1 7-9 670
  • Fort Smith Tilles Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 433 students
    1.1 miles
    815 N 16th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 785-5606
    1.1 PK-6 433
  • Fort Smith Furture School Of Fort Smith Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-11 | 162 students
    1.3 miles
    622 N 7th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72917
    (479) 431-8695
    1.3 10-11 162

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