Belmont Hills Elementary School

  • Belmont Hills Elementary School serves 466 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Belmont Hills Elementary School operates within the Lower Merion School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students466 students
Belmont Hills Elementary School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Belmont Hills Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Belmont Hills Elementary School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeBelmont Hills Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
Belmont Hills Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
9%
4%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
2%
15%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
79%
68%
Belmont Hills Elementary School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBelmont Hills Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.370.51
Belmont Hills Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
41%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lower Merion School District's student population of 8,002 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,559 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $28,871 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District NameLower Merion School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed8,0021,497
Lower Merion School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$192 MM$21 MM
Lower Merion School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$225 MM$20 MM
Lower Merion School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$24,559$12,967
Lower Merion School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$28,871$12,300
Lower Merion School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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