801 W. North Avenue
Belton, MO 64012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Belton High School serves 1,350 students in grades 9-12.
Belton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Belton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Belton High School's student population of 1,350 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Belton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Belton High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1091 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
69%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 30%)

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