NO DISTRICTBelt School Profile (2020-21) | Belt, MT

Belt School

  • Belt School serves 187 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Belt School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

  • Belt School's student population of 187 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belt School is ranked within the top 5% 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 School is 0.12, 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#32 out of 718 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelt Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Belt Belt 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 44 students
    0.0 miles
    1 Church Street
    Belt, MT 59412
    (406) 277-3351
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  • Belt Belt High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
    0.0 miles
    1 Church Street
    Belt, MT 59412
    (406) 277-3351
    0.0 9-12 75
  • Belt Pleasant Valley School
    Grades: PK-8 | 26 students
    0.0 miles
    1 Church Street
    Belt, MT 59412
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    0.0 PK-8 26
  • Sand Coulee Hill Top Colony School
    Grades: PK-8 | 27 students
    8.3 miles
    909 Spring Creek Road
    Sand Coulee, MT 59472
    (406) 736-5169
    8.3 PK-8 27
  • Sand Coulee Centerville 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 42 students
    10.1 miles
    693 Stockett Rd
    Sand Coulee, MT 59472
    (406) 736-5167
    10.1 7-8 42

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