Belcher Elementary School



Belcher Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Belcher Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 121
1 107
2 90
3 108
4 78
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Belcher Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Clearwater, FL in the Pinellas School District. It enrolls 634 students in grades 1st through 12th. Belcher Elementary School is the 1,014th largest public school in Florida and the 11,099th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 634
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,099th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,014th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 713th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 875th out of 2,205

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Belcher Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 364
(57%)
37,418
(52%)
 Female 270
(43%)
34,659
(48%)

Belcher Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 371
(59%)
41,149
(57%)
 Hispanic 132
(21%)
10,691
(15%)
 Black 66
(10%)
13,962
(19%)
 Two or More 47
(7%)
3,008
(4%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
2,916
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
175
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
176
(0%)

Belcher Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 380
(60%)
37,527
(52%)
 Not Eligible 202
(32%)
29,749
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(8%)
4,801
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Belcher Elementary School is ranked 894th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Belcher Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Belcher Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 661
2006 617
2007 592
2008 604
2009 609
2010 657
2011 630
2012 634

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14
2007 13.2
2008 11.8
2009 13.5
2010 14
2011 13.4
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50378214826021
2006 0.57698541329011
2007 0.56756756756757
2008 0.62417218543046
2009 0.62725779967159
2010 0.59512937595129
2011 0.67142857142857
2012 0.6813880126183

Compare Belcher Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 68.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 634 13.5:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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