Belton High School

107 West Pirate Parkway, Belton, MO 64012 | (816) 348-1036
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,032
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 107 W Pirate Pkwy, Belton, MO 64012
  • Principal or Admin: Virgil Poisal
  • Fax: (816) 348-1516
  • Website: www.beltonschools.org
School District Details
  • Belton 124 School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,823
  • Graduation Rate: 82.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.2
  • Enrolled Students: 5,123

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,032
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 509 (49.3%)
  • Females: 523 (50.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 87 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 288 (27.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 375 (36.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Belton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.8%
Black11010.7%
Asian111.1%
Hispanic787.6%
White82579.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Belton High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade33432.4%
11th Grade35734.6%
12th Grade34133.0%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
School:
24.0
District:
19.0
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
83.4%
District:
82.2%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.9%
District:
2.3%
Post-Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent Entering a 2-Year College: 42.4%
Percent Entering a 4-Year College: 29.1%
Percent Entering a Non-College Post-Secondary Institution: 5.1%
Percent Entering the Work Force: 14.6%
Percent Entering the Military: 4.4%
Percent Unknown: 1.6%
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 28.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 11.6
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $84,734
Average Salary of Teachers: $49,560
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
School:
95.6%
District:
98.1%
Percent of Teachers with Special Certificates
School:
4.4%
District:
1.9%
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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The overall school rating shows that Belton High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on MAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • American History
  • Biology
  • English I
  • English II
  • Geometry
  • Government
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
21.0
District:
21.0
Percent of Graduates Scoring Higher Than the National Average: 22.3%
Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
School:
36.2%
District:
35.7%
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Not Met

MAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201033.3%72.4%57.3%
 
Algebra II Test
201039.8%39.8%41.8%
 
American History Test
201054.7%54.4%-
 
Biology Test
201057.2%56.4%56.7%
200948.8%48.4%55.1%
 
English I Test
201020.0%57.4%56.1%
 
English II Test
201080.1%80.1%73.2%
200973.3%73.3%72.6%
 
Geometry Test
201031.0%47.0%51.4%
 
Government Test
201037.5%46.8%-
 
Source: MO Department of Education 2009-2010

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