Belle Point Alternative Center

  • Belle Point Alternative Center serves 76 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Belle Point Alternative Center's student population of 76 students has grown by 55% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students76 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 999 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belle Point Alternative Center is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
12%
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Black
37%
21%
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White
27%
61%
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Two or more races
13%
2%
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Diversity Score0.740.32
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Graduation Rate20-29%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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