Belleview High School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Belleview High School
10400 SE 36th Avenue
Belleview, FL, Marion County
United States
School type Public, Secondary
Established 1995
School district Marion County Public Schools
Principal Mike Kelly
Grades 9 through 12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 1,450
Color(s) Blue, Silver, and White
Mascot Diamondback Rattlesnake

Florida Department of Education
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Cambridge International Centre (CIE)

Belleview High School is a school in Marion County, Florida. It serves the Belleview area and the southern part of Marion County, Florida. The school mascot is the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, and the school colors are blue, silver, and white. The school offers an Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program. The 80-acre (320,000 m2) campus has a stadium with seating for 2,000 people and a Gymnasium capable of holding 1,400 spectators. The school also has an Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program.


Belleview High School (BHS) is located in a rural area just west of US Highway 441, ten miles south of Ocala. Currently, it serves 1,450 students. The racial composition of the community is predominantly white (77%), with approximately 14% African American, 11% Hispanic, 1% Asian, and 1% Multiracial. The school’s population includes 24% students with disabilities, 5% ESOL and 35% low-income students.[citation needed]

BHS operates on an 6 class per day schedule, with exceptions for Thursday and Friday. This entails 6 classes for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, but on Thursday classes are twice as long and only cover the 1st, 3rd and 5th classes in a student's schedule. On Friday the process is similar but with the 2nd, 4th and 6th classes. This address CIM strategies by department developed plans and assess the skills by the district calendar.

In 2006, BHS was awarded an Innovation Fair Grant to be used to plan for the expansion of academies to include all BHS students. In addition to academies, BHS offers dual enrollment programs, Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) courses, and a General Educational Development (GED) program.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Allen, Rick (October 26, 2013). "Belleview High graduate Megan Boone stars in NBC's hot new thriller". Ocala Star-Banner. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°04′16″N 82°05′12″W / 29.071206°N 82.086764°W / 29.071206; -82.086764