Belmont High School serves 1,329 students in grades 9-12.
Belmont High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,329 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 35%
- Graduation Rate: ≥99% (Top 1% in MA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1%
- Math Proficiency: 87% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 90% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Belmont High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Belmont High School's student population of 1,329 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Belmont High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #6 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
87% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% 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 87%.
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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