Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Belton ISD: B

Total students

3,044

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

Belton ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.5 %

Belton ISD: 97%

Statewide: 90%

Belton High School is a high school in Belton, TX, in the Belton ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 3,044 students. 37.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 96.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.6% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Belton High School was 1096 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 21.9.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,254, which is $1,837 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.bisd.net

Address

600 Lake Rd
Belton, TX 76513

Office phone number

(254) 215-2200

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Belton High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

3,044

African American

249 (8.2%)

Belton ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

18 (0.6%)

Belton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

52 (1.7%)

Belton ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

1,032 (33.9%)

Belton ISD: 33.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

17 (0.6%)

Belton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,566 (51.4%)

Belton ISD: 52%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

110 (3.6%)

Belton ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

8.2%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

33.9%

Pacific Islander

0.6%

White

51.4%

Two or more races

3.6%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

37.8 %

Belton ISD: 41.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

41.8 %

Belton ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.1 %

Belton ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

37.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

41.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.1 %

Belton ISD: 6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

77.3 %

Belton ISD: 23%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

8.6 %

Belton ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14 %

Belton ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

5.1%

Career and technical

77.3%

Gifted and talented

8.6%

Special education

14.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

B

Belton ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Belton ISD: B

School progress

B

Belton ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Belton ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

96.5 %

Belton ISD: 97%

Statewide: 90%

African American

97.9 %

Belton ISD: 98.3%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

85.7 %

Belton ISD: 87.5%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

Belton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

96.4 %

Belton ISD: 96.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Belton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

96.4 %

Belton ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

100 %

Belton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

97.9%

American Indian

85.7%

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

96.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

96.4%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.6 %

Belton ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

5.3 %

Belton ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Belton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Belton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

1 %

Belton ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Belton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0.4 %

Belton ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0.9 %

Belton ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

14.6 %

Belton ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

4.5 %

Belton ISD: 8%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

0 %

Belton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

42.4 %

Belton ISD: 46.3%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

9.1 %

Belton ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Belton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

19.1 %

Belton ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

7 %

Belton ISD: 16.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

72.5 %

Belton ISD: 69.6%

Statewide: 51%

African American

40 %

Belton ISD: 40%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Belton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

85.7 %

Belton ISD: 84.2%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

63.6 %

Belton ISD: 61.8%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Belton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

75.4 %

Belton ISD: 72.1%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Belton ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1096

Belton ISD: 1099

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.9

Belton ISD: 22.2

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

60.3 %

Belton ISD: 63.9%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

42.9 %

Belton ISD: 45.8%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

40.9 %

Belton ISD: 43.6%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

60.3%

Math

42.9%

Reading + Math

40.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

200.2

African American

6.5 (3.2%)

Belton ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (0.5%)

Belton ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.5%)

Belton ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

26.6 (13.3%)

Belton ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Belton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

162.1 (80.9%)

Belton ISD: 83.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

3 (1.5%)

Belton ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

8 (4%)

Belton ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

134.8 (67.3%)

Belton ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

56.4 (28.2%)

Belton ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (0.5%)

Belton ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

15.2

Belton ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

Belton ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$55,254

Belton ISD: $54,733

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$50,200

Belton ISD: $50,820

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,595

Belton ISD: $51,376

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,036

Belton ISD: $52,469

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,363

Belton ISD: $55,463

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,220

Belton ISD: $63,628

Statewide: $65,449

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