Belmont Hills Elementary School

Public K-5

 200 School Street
       Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004-1997


(610) 645-1420

District: Lower Merion School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
72nd of 1,433 Pennsylvania Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $29,224 Help

Students who attend Belmont Hills Elementary School usually attend:

Middle:    Welsh Valley Middle School
High:    Harriton Senior High School

Student/teacher ratio:  10.2
Number of students:  455

Racial breakdown:

White:
71.4%
Asian:
14.1%
Two or more races:
5.9%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  13.2%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, March 7, 2022.


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Compare Details Belmont Hills Elementary School ranks better than 95% of elementary schools in Pennsylvania. It also ranks last among 6 ranked elementary schools in the Lower Merion School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 90.95. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Belmont Hills Elementary School has the smallest elementary school student body size in the Lower Merion School District. Racial makeup is: White (71.4%), Asian (14.1%), two or more races (5.9%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 13.2% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Belmont Hills Elementary School is 10.2, which is the lowest among 6 elementary schools in the Lower Merion School District! (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Belmont Hills Elementary School is $29,224, which is the highest among 6 elementary schools in the Lower Merion School District!
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Belmont Hills Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Belmont Hills Elementary School 72nd of 1433 Pennsylvania public elementary schools. (See Belmont Hills Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Lower Merion School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Lower Merion School District 9th of 579 Pennsylvania school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Belmont Hills Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 73.81 362nd 1302 72.2%
2004 85.71 145th 1308 88.9%
2005 84.16 97th 1299 92.5%
2006 83.19 134th 1545 91.3%
2007 78.23 280th 1555 82.0%
2008 77.72 266th 1551 82.8%
2009 81.43 166th 1549 89.3%
2010 74.95 345th 1579 78.2%
2011 77.62 265th 1597 83.4%
2012 80.48 195th 1599 87.8%
2013 84.01 104th 1519 93.2%
2014 85.82 72nd 1467 95.1%
2015 89.01 71st 1474 95.2%
2016 82.33 232nd 1554 85.1%
2017 89.16 64th 1547 95.9%
2018 85.11 159th 1530 89.6%
2019 86.98 126th 1544 91.8%
2021 90.95 72nd 1433 95.0%

Data source: test scores: Pennsylvania Dept of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Pennsylvania Dept of Education

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Enrollment information for Belmont Hills Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2000 327 8 17 2 0 n/a n/a 0 354
2001 336 10 18 1 0 n/a n/a 0 365
2002 351 9 27 2 1 n/a n/a 0 390
2003 351 9 27 2 1 n/a n/a 0 390
2004 368 10 21 5 0 n/a n/a 0 404
2005 374 10 32 4 4 n/a n/a 0 424
2006 393 10 26 3 3 n/a n/a 0 435
2007 388 12 34 2 0 n/a n/a 0 436
2008 403 8 34 3 0 n/a n/a 0 448
2009 390 7 35 2 0 n/a n/a 6 440
2010 384 8 35 4 1 n/a n/a 13 445
2011 380 13 48 3 1 0 14 0 459
2012 369 12 46 9 1 0 12 0 449
2013 369 15 45 12 1 0 11 0 453
2014 378 14 45 13 1 0 18 0 469
2015 367 13 39 20 1 0 26 0 466
2016 377 17 41 20 1 0 31 0 487
2017 369 12 44 24 0 0 35 0 484
2018 365 25 55 25 1 0 38 0 509
2019 351 26 60 23 1 0 35 0 496
2020 334 23 63 26 1 0 31 0 478
2021 325 16 64 22 1 0 27 0 455

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 Hills Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2000 354 23.7 14.9 5.4
2001 365 27.6 13.2 8.5
2002 390 29.4 13.3 3.3
2003 390 29.4 13.3 3.3
2004 404 30.5 13.2 4.2
2005 424 27.1 15.6 3.1
2006 435 30.0 14.5 5.7
2007 436 31.8 13.7 6.2
2008 448 37.5 11.9 6.5
2009 440 37.1 11.9 6.2
2010 445 37.2 11.9 5.1
2011 459 38.3 11.9 8.9
2012 449 39.3 11.4 8.9
2013 453 38.7 11.7 9.3
2014 469 40.2 11.6 9.6
2015 466 39.0 11.9 9.4
2016 487 41.0 11.8 10.5
2017 484 40.1 12.0 7
2018 509 41.6 12.2 12.2
2019 496 41.1 12.0 12.3
2020 478 44.3 10.7 14.6
2021 455 44.3 10.2 13.2

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

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Belmont Hills Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2000 354 23.7 14.9 5.4
2001 365 27.6 13.2 8.5
2002 390 29.4 13.3 3.3
2003 390 29.4 13.3 3.3
2004 404 30.5 13.2 4.2
2005 424 27.1 15.6 3.1
2006 435 30.0 14.5 5.7
2007 436 31.8 13.7 6.2
2008 448 37.5 11.9 6.5
2009 440 37.1 11.9 6.2
2010 445 37.2 11.9 5.1
2011 459 38.3 11.9 8.9
2012 449 39.3 11.4 8.9
2013 453 38.7 11.7 9.3
2014 469 40.2 11.6 9.6
2015 466 39.0 11.9 9.4
2016 487 41.0 11.8 10.5
2017 484 40.1 12.0 7
2018 509 41.6 12.2 12.2
2019 496 41.1 12.0 12.3
2020 478 44.3 10.7 14.6
2021 455 44.3 10.2 13.2

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.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Belmont Hills Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $196 (0.7%) $26,884 (99.3%) $27,080
2020 $158 (0.5%) $29,066 (99.5%) $29,224

Data source: Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Belmont Hills Elementary School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 126th of 1544 Elementary schoolsRanks 72nd of 1433 Elementary schools
 3.1%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
3rd Grade Math (Belmont Hills Elementary School)79.788.7
 9%
   3rd Grade Math (Pennsylvania)5647.3
 8.7%
3rd Grade English Language Arts (Belmont Hills Elementary School)84.992.9
 8%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Pennsylvania)61.958.3
 3.6%
4th Grade Math (Belmont Hills Elementary School)79.359.3
 20%
   4th Grade Math (Pennsylvania)46.235.5
 10.7%
4th Grade Science (Belmont Hills Elementary School)92.392.3
   4th Grade Science (Pennsylvania)77.875.8
 2%
4th Grade English Language Arts (Belmont Hills Elementary School)79.376.5
 2.8%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Pennsylvania)63.656.6
 7%
5th Grade Math (Belmont Hills Elementary School)79.271.4
 7.8%
   5th Grade Math (Pennsylvania)4336.1
 6.9%
5th Grade English Language Arts (Belmont Hills Elementary School)87.482.8
 4.6%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Pennsylvania)58.555
 3.5%
All Grades Math (Belmont Hills Elementary School)79.472.5
 6.9%
All Grades Science (Belmont Hills Elementary School)92.392.3
All Grades English Language Arts (Belmont Hills Elementary School)83.783.8
 0.1%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students496455
 8.3%
African American2616
 38.5%
American Indian11
Asian6064
 6.7%
Hispanic2322
 4.3%
Pacific Islander00
Two or More Races3527
 22.9%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients12.3%13.2%
 0.9%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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