Belvidere South Middle School

919 E 6th St
Belvidere, IL 61008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Belvidere South Middle School serves 843 students in grades 6-8.
Belvidere South Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belvidere South Middle School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Belvidere South 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 South Middle School is 0.58, 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
#2527 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
51%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 South Middle School is Regl Learning Academy Star Boone (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meehan Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belvidere Boone County Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.1 miles
    1320 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 544-9851
    0.1 Inquire with school n/a
  • Belvidere Meehan Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 597 students
    0.2 miles
    1401 E 6th St
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 547-3546
    0.2 K-5 597
  • Belvidere Regl Learning Academy Star Boone Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 55 students
    0.2 miles
    1320 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 544-8080
    0.2 11-12 55
  • Belvidere Belvidere High School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,245 student
    0.3 miles
    1500 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 547-6345
    0.3 9-12 1,245
  • Belvidere Reg'l Learning Center Star Boone Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 12 students
    0.5 miles
    1320 East Ave
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    (815) 547-8080
    0.5 12 12

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