Belen High School



Belen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Belen High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 350
10 354
11 228
12 205

Belen High School is a public high school of the Belen Consolidated School District located in Belen, NM. It has 1,137 students in grades 9th through 12th. Belen High School is the 32nd largest public high school in New Mexico and the 5,043rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,137
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 60

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Belen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 576
(51%)
923
(50%)
 Female 561
(49%)
940
(50%)

Belen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 801
(70%)
1,344
(72%)
 White 287
(25%)
437
(23%)
 Black 22
(2%)
39
(2%)
 American Indian 19
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Belen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 601
(53%)
1,105
(59%)
 Not Eligible 425
(37%)
583
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 111
(10%)
175
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Belen High School is ranked 28th out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Belen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.5%. 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.

Belen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1364
2006 1334
2007 1324
2008 1325
2009 1306
2010 1286
2011 1245
2012 1137

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 17.6
2007 18.9
2008 18.9
2009 23.3
2010 18.6
2011 19.2
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47653958944282
2006 0.44527736131934
2007 0.46223564954683
2008 0.58264150943396
2009 0.52220520673813
2010 0.55287713841369
2011 0.58875502008032
2012 0.62620932277924

Compare Belen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 62.6%
 

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