Belzer Middle School



Belzer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Belzer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 586
8 553
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Belzer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Indianapolis, IN in the M S D Lawrence Township School District. It enrolls 1,140 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,140
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 64

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Belzer Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 593
(52%)
5,294
(51%)
 Female 547
(48%)
5,018
(49%)

Belzer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 524
(46%)
4,153
(40%)
 White 348
(31%)
3,284
(32%)
 Hispanic 167
(15%)
1,972
(19%)
 Two or More 80
(7%)
746
(7%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
127
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
13
(0%)

Belzer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 624
(55%)
5,629
(55%)
 Not Eligible 404
(35%)
3,862
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(10%)
821
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Belzer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.6%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Belzer Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1365
2006 1256
2007 1197
2008 1106
2009 1062
2010 1186
2011 1137
2012 1140

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 N/A
2007 16.1
2008 16.8
2009 17.2
2010 32.7
2011 19.3
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43956043956044
2006 0.4578025477707
2007 0.49456975772765
2008 0.51175406871609
2009 0.58662900188324
2010 0.55480607082631
2011 0.59982409850484
2012 0.64561403508772

Compare Belzer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 64.6%
 

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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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