Belt Elementary School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 257 students in Belt Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Belt Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Belt Elementary School District are Belt School, Belt 7-8 and Pleasant Valley School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Belt Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Belt Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Montana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
Belt Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
3 Schools
825 Schools
# Students
257 Students
147,122 Students
# Teachers
18 Teachers
10,494 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Belt Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 344 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#6 out of 349 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Belt Elementary  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belt Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belt Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.12
0.37
# American Indian Students
4 Students
16,705 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
11%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,123 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
6,836 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
5%
# Black Students
2 Students
1,264 Students
% Black Students
1%
1%
# White Students
241 Students
115,493 Students
% White Students
94%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
5,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
943
# Students in K Grade:
47
11,711
# Students in 1st Grade:
24
11,414
# Students in 2nd Grade:
19
11,153
# Students in 3rd Grade:
32
11,569
# Students in 4th Grade:
31
11,982
# Students in 5th Grade:
18
11,729
# Students in 6th Grade:
37
11,819
# Students in 7th Grade:
20
11,250
# Students in 8th Grade:
29
11,233
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
11,309
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
10,939
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
10,392
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
9,679
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,537 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,300. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,833 is higher than the state median of $17,245. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue
$3 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Belt Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$5 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Belt Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,537
$17,300
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Belt Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,833
$17,245
This chart display average spending per public school student in Belt Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Belt Elementary School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Belt School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: PK-6
| 187 students
Rank: #22.
Belt 7-8
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: 7-8
| 44 students
Rank: #33.
Pleasant Valley School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: PK-8
| 26 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12

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