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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Belchertown High School is an above average, public school located in Belchertown, MA. It has 687 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1220
144 responses
Average ACT
27
32 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$91,191
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$975
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$276,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Spirit week
    32%
  • Sport games
    21%
  • Volleyball lock-in
    19%
  • Dances
    15%
  • Band Concerts
    4%
  • Spike It For Life
    4%
  • Marching Band
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
687
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,644
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.9%
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,686 / year
National
$12,239
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 21 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 21 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 21 responses

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