Belmont Central Elementary School

  • Belmont Central Elementary School serves 741 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Belmont Central Elementary School's student population of 741 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belmont Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belmont Central Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#338 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belmont Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belmont Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
9%
26%
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White
80%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belmont Central Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.350.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belmont Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belmont Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGaston County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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