Belmont School

9 School Drive
Belmont, MS 38827
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Belmont School serves 829 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Belmont School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Belmont School's student population of 829 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
829 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Belmont School is ranked within the top 20% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Belmont School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 805 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
4%
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Black
1%
47%
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White
85%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
16%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belmont School's ranking?
Belmont School is ranked #140 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Belmont School?
The graduation rate of Belmont School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Belmont School?
829 students attend Belmont School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Belmont School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belmont School?
Belmont School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Belmont School offer ?
Belmont School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Belmont School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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