Bench School



Bench School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bench School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 58
2 48
3 47
4 50
5 55
6 32
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bench School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bench School is the 72nd largest public school in Montana and the 35,671st largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,671st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 72nd out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 370th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 89th out of 424

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former BS Alumni

Bench School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 185
(51%)
4,852
(49%)
 Male 175
(49%)
5,026
(51%)

Bench School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 249
(69%)
7,536
(76%)
 American Indian 46
(13%)
686
(7%)
 Two or More 30
(8%)
540
(5%)
 Hispanic 28
(8%)
875
(9%)
 Black 4
(1%)
134
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
29
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
78
(1%)

Bench School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(54%)
3,213
(33%)
 Not Eligible 142
(39%)
5,899
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(7%)
766
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Bench School is ranked 34th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bench School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) is higher than the state average of 46.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bench School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 413
2007 330
2008 324
2009 333
2010 357
2011 376
2012 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.3
2007 14.7
2008 13.5
2009 14.1
2010 15.7
2011 16
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4818401937046
2006 0.55205811138015
2007 0.54545454545455
2008 0.55864197530864
2009 0.6006006006006
2010 0.57983193277311
2011 0.60372340425532
2012 0.60555555555556

Compare Bench School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bench School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 360 17.1:1  
Bitterroot School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 369 19.5:1 2 miles
Alkali Creek School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 394 15.7:1 2 miles
Beartooth School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 509 19.1:1 2 miles
Sandstone School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 491 19.5:1 2 miles
Eagle Cliffs Elementary
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 437 18.3:1 3 miles
Lockwood Primary
Lockwood, MT
Public PK - 02 413 14.8:1 3 miles
Independent School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 287 17:1 3 miles
Lockwood Middle School
Lockwood, MT
Public 06 - 08 390 16.3:1 3 miles
Lockwood Intermediate
Lockwood, MT
Public 03 - 05 408 17.7:1 3 miles
St Francis Primary School
Billings, MT
Private PK - 02 215 14:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.