PROFICIENCY 94% 46% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
74%Belchertown
74%Belchertown
64%Massachusetts

Belchertown High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Belchertown" in Belchertown, MA. There are a total of 708 students and 47 teachers at Belchertown High, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 100 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Belchertown High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 93.5%, which is 46% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students708
Teachers47.25
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch100
Reduced lunch20

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment93
Taking some courses69
Taking some courses (not tests)24
Passing some courses56
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Belchertown High, there are a total of 93 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 69 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All90-94%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School90-94%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All>= 95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Belchertown High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 90.4% 91.3% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.2% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 1.9% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 3.2% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 1.7% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Jabish Middle School71%0.0Belchertown, MA
Swift River Elementary65%0.6Belchertown, MA
Chestnut Hill Community School67%0.7Belchertown, MA
East Meadow68%4.7Granby, MA
Granby Jr Sr High School74%4.9Granby, MA
Pathfinder Vocational Technical75%6.0Palmer Town, MA
West Street57%6.2Granby, MA
Old Mill Pond52%6.4Palmer Town, MA
Palmer High65%6.4Palmer Town, MA
Ware Junior/senior High School57%7.1Ware, MA
Ware Middle School51%7.1Ware, MA
Stanley M Koziol Elementary School47%7.1Ware, MA

Belchertown demographics profile

StatisticBelchertownMassachusettsNational
Population3,1206,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)62063091
Median age39.939.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Speak English85%77%79%
Speak Spanish8%9%13%

Education level achieved in Belchertown

IndexBelchertownMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college59.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.3%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters15.5%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Belchertown High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.