Belt High School

  • Belt High School serves 75 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Belt High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Belt High School's student population of 75 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students75 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belt High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Belt High School is 0.15, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#171 out of 718 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.37
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Graduation Rate≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelt High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Sand Coulee Centerville 7-8
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