Belton Middle School

102 Cherokee Road
Belton, SC 29627
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Belton Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Belton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Belton Middle School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Belton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belton Middle School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
16%
34%
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White
76%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belton Middle School is Belton Honea Path High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glenview Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall Primary (0.7 miles away)
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