Belmont School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,420 students in Belmont School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Belmont School District have an average math proficiency score of 83% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Belmont School District are Belmont High School, Mary Lee Burbank and Roger E Wellington. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Belmont School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Belmont School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Belmont School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,845 Schools
# Students
4,420 Students
911,465 Students
# Teachers
279 Teachers
74,040 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Belmont School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 398 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 404 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Belmont  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belmont  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belmont  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Belmont  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.62
# American Indian Students
4 Students
2,040 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
946 Students
66,043 Students
% Asian Students
22%
7%
# Hispanic Students
167 Students
203,337 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
22%
# Black Students
142 Students
85,126 Students
% Black Students
3%
10%
# White Students
2,791 Students
516,267 Students
% White Students
63%
57%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
795 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
367 Students
37,379 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
48
21,176
# Students in K Grade:
253
57,531
# Students in 1st Grade:
341
63,797
# Students in 2nd Grade:
339
65,329
# Students in 3rd Grade:
348
65,809
# Students in 4th Grade:
372
67,009
# Students in 5th Grade:
335
67,520
# Students in 6th Grade:
365
69,383
# Students in 7th Grade:
367
71,643
# Students in 8th Grade:
343
72,334
# Students in 9th Grade:
334
73,353
# Students in 10th Grade:
318
72,925
# Students in 11th Grade:
335
71,581
# Students in 12th Grade:
322
70,499
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,576

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,635 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,177. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,771 is less than the state median of $20,474. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$74 MM
$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Belmont  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$74 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total spending of Belmont  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,635
$22,177
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Belmont  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,771
$20,474
This chart display average spending per public school student in Belmont  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Belmont School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Belmont High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
221 Concord Avenue
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5901
Grades: 9-12
| 1,309 students
Rank: #22.
Mary Lee Burbank
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
266 School Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5500
Grades: K-4
| 375 students
Rank: #33.
Roger E Wellington
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
121 Orchard Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5600
Grades: PK-4
| 562 students
Rank: #44.
Winthrop L Chenery Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
95 Washington Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5800
Grades: 5-8
| 1,410 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Daniel Butler
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
90 White Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5550
Grades: K-4
| 333 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Winn Brook
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
97 Waterhouse Rd
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5700
Grades: K-4
| 431 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Belmont
  • 644 Pleasant Street, Belmont, MA, 02478-2589
  • (617) 993-5401
  • belmont.k12.ma.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,420 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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