Belmont Academy

  • Belmont Academy serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Belmont Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Belmont Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Belmont Academy's student population of 460 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belmont Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belmont Academy is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#274 out of 3650 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
6%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belmont Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belmont Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
86%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belmont Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belmont Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.260.70
This chart display the diversity score of Belmont Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)≥80%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  • Lake City Columbia City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
    1.2 miles
    7438 Sw State Road 47
    Lake City, FL 32024
    (386)758-4850
    1.2 PK-5 619
  • Lake City Westside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 746 students
    6.0 miles
    1956 Sw County Road 252b
    Lake City, FL 32024
    (386)755-8280
    6.0 PK-5 746
  • Lake City Columbia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1961 students
    6.2 miles
    469 Se Fighting Tiger Dr
    Lake City, FL 32025
    (386)755-8080
    6.2 9-12 1961
  • Lake City Lake City Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 1032 students
    7.9 miles
    843 Sw Arlington Blvd
    Lake City, FL 32025
    (386)758-4800
    7.9 7-8 1032
  • Lake City Summers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 602 students
    8.2 miles
    1388 Sw Mcfarlane Ave
    Lake City, FL 32025
    (386)755-8250
    8.2 PK-5 602

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