Belmont Elementary School

Summary:

Belmont Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sun City Center, Florida, serving grades PK-6 with a total enrollment of 987 students. The school is part of the Hillsborough School District, which is ranked 47th out of 67 districts in Florida and is rated 2 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger.

Belmont Elementary has a more diverse student population compared to nearby schools, with a higher percentage of African American (30.6%) and Hispanic (32.52%) students. However, the school faces significant challenges, including a significantly higher chronic absenteeism rate (32.9%) compared to the district (34.7%) and state (15.4%) averages, and consistently underperforming the district and state averages in proficiency rates across all grade levels and subject areas, including English Language Arts, Math, and Science. Additionally, Belmont Elementary has a higher percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch (43.77%) compared to the district and state averages, and its spending per student ($8,924) is lower than the district average ($9,524) for comparable schools.

Belmont Elementary's performance has declined over the past three years, as evidenced by its drop in statewide ranking from 1391 out of 2247 schools in 2020-2021 to 1900 out of 2240 schools in 2022-2023, and its decrease in SchoolDigger rating from 2 stars to 1 star. The school's challenges are highlighted by the fact that Collins Elementary, which is 3.22 miles away, outperforms Belmont Elementary across all subject areas and grade levels. These issues present opportunities for targeted interventions and support to address the root causes of Belmont Elementary's underperformance, such as improving attendance, providing additional resources for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and implementing evidence-based instructional strategies.


Detail:

Public PK, KG-6

 14150 Gate Dancer Rd
       Sun City Center, FL  33573


(813) 535-7806

District: Hillsborough

SchoolDigger Rank:
1902nd of 2,242 Florida Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $8,924 Help


Students who attend Belmont Elementary School usually attend:

High:    Jule F Sumner High School

Student/teacher ratio:  18.2 Help
Number of students:  987

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
32.5%
African American:
30.6%
White:
26.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  43.8% Help


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Performance Trends
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Compare Details Belmont Elementary School ranks worse than 84.8% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranks 131st among 178 ranked elementary schools in the Hillsborough School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2023 the calculated Average Standard Score was 19.82. (See more...)
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Chronic absenteeism in a high school refers to a situation where students repeatedly miss school, with the threshold often defined as missing 10% or more of school days for any reason, excused or unexcused.
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Belmont Elementary School is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (32.5%), African American (30.6%), White (26.2%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 43.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Belmont Elementary School is 18.2. 161 elementary schools in the Hillsborough School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Belmont Elementary School employs 54 full-time teachers.
Finance
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Belmont Elementary School is $8,924. 157 elementary schools in the Hillsborough School District spend more per student.
Schooldigger Rankings:

Belmont Elementary School was not ranked this year due to insufficient test score data.

Hillsborough:

SchoolDigger ranks Hillsborough 47th of 67 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Belmont Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2021 37.13 1391st 2247 38.1%
2022 24.67 1703rd 2219 23.3%
2023 19.82 1900th 2240 15.2%
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Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Open Quote If you have a special needs child on a 504 plan, Belmont will not follow through with anything. Absolutely awful school. My child will be moving on to private school next year Close Quote



Enrollment information for Belmont Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2021 190 166 12 243 0 2 61 0 674
2022 254 281 22 334 0 3 87 0 981
2023 259 302 20 321 1 1 83 0 987

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity

For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Belmont Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2021 674 53.5 12.5 58.5
2022 981 54.5 18.0 52.1
2023 987 54.0 18.2 43.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch:

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides low-cost or free meals to students in U.S. public and nonprofit private schools based on household income. Those with incomes below 130% of the poverty line receive free lunch, while those between 130% and 185% qualify for reduced-price lunch. The percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch serves as a marker for poverty, as it reflects the socioeconomic status of families in a given school or district. A higher FRPL rate typically indicates a higher concentration of low-income families, suggesting that the school or district may face additional challenges in providing adequate resources and support for student success.

Student/Teacher Ratio Belmont Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2021 674 53.5 12.5 58.5
2022 981 54.5 18.0 52.1
2023 987 54.0 18.2 43.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio

Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Belmont Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2021 $1,074 (10.7%) $9,008 (89.4%) $10,081
2022 $932 (12.1%) $6,790 (87.9%) $7,723
2023 $1,654 (18.5%) $7,271 (81.5%) $8,924

Data source: Florida Department of Education


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Students at Belmont Elementary School are 33% Hispanic, 31% African American, 26% White, 8% Two or more races, 2% Asian.

Belmont Elementary School ranks in the bottom 15.2% of Florida elementary schools.

Students who attend Belmont Elementary School usually go on to attend:

High : Jule F Sumner High School

In the 2022-23 school year, 987 students attended Belmont Elementary School.


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