Belmont High School

221 Concord Avenue
Belmont, MA 02478
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 1%
Serving 1,329 students in grades 9-12, Belmont High School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in MA)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 86% (Top 1%)
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Belmont High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Belmont High School's student population of 1,329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

Belmont High School ranks within the top 1% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Belmont High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#14 out of 1631 schools
(Top 1%)
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82%
41%
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86%
44%
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77%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
19%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
65%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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≥99%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belmont High School's ranking?
Belmont High School is ranked #14 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Belmont High School often compared to?
Belmont High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arlington High School, Lexington High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 86% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Belmont High School?
The graduation rate of Belmont High School is 99%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 90%.
How many students attend Belmont High School?
1,329 students attend Belmont High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Belmont High School students are White, 19% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belmont High School?
Belmont High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Belmont High School offer ?
Belmont High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Belmont High School part of?
Belmont High School is part of Belmont School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 86% (Top 1%)
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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