Belvidere High School

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
7
Grades
9-12
Students
1,263
Type
Public
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This means that most students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


English Language Arts 3
31%
State avg: 32%
Algebra II
4%
State avg: 19%
3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
80%
State avg: 86%
Average ACT score
19
State avg: 20
AP course participation
8%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
52%
Hispanic
40%
Black
3%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
504 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
25%
State avg: 12%
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7 Reviews
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Neighborhood
1500 East Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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