Belvidere Central Middle School

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8787 Beloit Rd
Belvidere, IL 61008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Belvidere Central Middle School serves 977 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Belvidere Central Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belvidere Central Middle School's student population of 977 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students977 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Belvidere Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belvidere Central Middle School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2018 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
63%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelvidere CUSD 100 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belvidere Central Middle School is Belvidere North High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seth Whitman Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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