Belt High School

1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Belt High School serves 83 students in grades 9-12.
Belt High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 83 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Belt High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Belt High School's student population of 83 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
83 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Belt High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Belt High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#73 out of 707 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
99%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belt High School's ranking?
Belt High School is ranked #73 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Montana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 60-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Belt High School?
The graduation rate of Belt High School is 50%, which is lower than the Montana state average of 84%.
How many students attend Belt High School?
83 students attend Belt High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Belt High School students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belt High School?
Belt High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Belt High School offer ?
Belt High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Belt High School part of?
Belt High School is part of Belt H S School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 83 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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