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About This School

Belle Haven Elementary School is a public middle school in Menlo Park. The principal of Belle Haven Elementary School is Maria Ibarra and can be contacted at mibarra@ravenswood.k12.ca.us. 554 children attend Belle Haven Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. 72% of the Belle Haven Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 82% of the 554 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Belle Haven Elementary School is 15:1. Beechwood School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 82% 78%
Pacific Islander 8% 8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7% 4056%
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 12%
Asian 1% 0.9%
Filipino 0.2% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.09%
Unspecified 0% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 0.5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 82%
Limited English proficiency 72% 68%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    THE WORST SCHOOL!!! IT GAVE ME CHILLS JUST THINKING BACK ON THE MEMORIES CONNECTED WITH THIS SCHOOL.. don't know what else to say other than it being a NIGHTMARE!

  • (4 years ago)

    I went to Belle Haven from first to 8th grade and I absolutely love the relationships that I built there. I am twenty now and I still keep in touch with my classmates and some teachers. The teachers inspired me to go to college and change my community. I have finished now my second year of college with a gpa over a 3.0. The school is not the greatest but ultimately it's the decision of the student of where they want to go in life and they have to figure out how to get there. My parents supported me but weren't involved with my school. This was the same story for many of my friends at Belle Haven and those of us who tried hard are now successful. One of my classmates went to Yale and another got a full ride to Santa Clara University.

  • (8 years ago)

    School did not help my children at all!

  • (9 years ago)

    My son attended Belle Haven for his 8th grade year and if he wasn't a gifted student and my involvement in his academic studies I believe he would have fallen behind. The entire Ravenswood District needs an overhaul change in teachers curriculum and violence.

  • (9 years ago)

    Hello I'm a parent with 2 children who attend Belle haven and I think the school administration should try to improve on school forms every year I'm filling out the same forms more than three times a year. It's very frustrating.

  • (9 years ago)

    Academics are up to scale no real music art or sports in place and absolutely no parent involvement and i would say this is probably why majority of the kids grades are below average. I would not recommend this school.

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