• DEMOGRAPHICS
    YEAR SCHOOL OPENED
    1952
    ATTENDANCE RATE (%)
    92.4
    student Enrollment
    287
    Race/Ethnicity (%)
    African American....................... 21.3
    Hawaii/Pac. Islander.......................... -
    White.............................. 42.4
    Multiracial...................... 10.7
    Hispanic......................... 21.3
    American Indian/AK....................... -
    Asian.............................. 3.7
    GENDER (%)
    Male................................ 48.6 
    Female........................... 51.3
    Special Services** (%)
    FARMS........................... 84.3
    504.................................. -
    Special Ed..................... 12.0
    LEP................................. 8.9
    Title 1............................. Yes

     **Special Services Terms Glossary

    School Renovation Details - 2011- All finishes, equipment, and building systems were replaced. Two additions expanded the school, providing additional program space and creating a more prominent entry accessible from a new entrance road that better circulates traffic through the surrounding neighborhood and school site.

Belle Grove Elementary School

  • Traditional MSDE and/or school-based student challenges

    • Attendance Rates
    • Numbers of  FARMS students
    • LEP (Limited English Proficiency) students 
    • Title I Status 
    • Student Mobility Rate
    • Quarterly Assessments scores - English
    • PARCC Scores - English/Language Arts (Elementary grades 3, 4, 5)

  • Non-Traditional Socio-Economic Challenges

    • Businesses/Job Market
    • Student Mobility
    • Unaccompanied youth and homelessness
    • Access to food  ("food desert")
    • Rates of crime 
    • Access to transportation
    • Limited English proficiency for students and/or families
    • Families in Crisis (mental, physical emotional, financial)
    • Access to healthcare
    • Substance Abuse

  • HISTORICAL SCHOOL & COMMUNITY CHALLENGES THAT HAVE INFLUENCED THE WRITING OF THIS SCHOOL'S STORY

    Socio-economic community issues (employment, income levels, housing costs)

    • Significant changes over time in student/community demographics
    • Lack of access to:
      • community financial programs
      • public transportation
      • community social programs
      • community health-related programs
      • community academic support programs
    • Significant increase/reduction in student enrollment numbers

Our Key Challenges to Student Success

  • The students who attend Belle Grove Elementary are influenced daily by events, situations, and circumstances that occur at home and in their neighborhood.  While there are numerous factors that contribute to student achievement at Belle Grove Elementary, the school leadership team has narrowed its focus to these six key challenges to student success, with the acknowledgement that this is not an all-inclusive list and that some students may be affected by other opportunities or issues in their young lives. 

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Principal's Annual Summary*

  • This reflection will include a discussion of data and progress related to the Strategic Plan Indicators on which the school has been focused.

    *This year’s statement will be completed by July 2019.