1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Belt 7-8 serves 44 students in grades 7-8.
Belt 7-8 placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Belt 7-8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Belt 7-8's student population of 44 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
44 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Belt 7-8 is ranked within the top 5% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Belt 7-8 is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 715 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
93%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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