Big Sky Elementary



Big Sky Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Sky Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 83
2 62
3 63
4 70
5 56
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Big Sky Elementary is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 468 students in grades 1st through 12th. Big Sky Elementary is the 25th largest public school in Montana and the 24,615th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 25th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 395th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 47th out of 424

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former BSE Alumni

Big Sky Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 237
(51%)
5,026
(51%)
 Female 231
(49%)
4,852
(49%)

Big Sky Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 372
(79%)
7,536
(76%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
875
(9%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
540
(5%)
 American Indian 22
(5%)
686
(7%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
78
(1%)
 Black 7
(1%)
134
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
29
(0%)

Big Sky Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 320
(68%)
5,899
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(23%)
3,213
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(9%)
766
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Big Sky Elementary is ranked 96th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Sky Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.6%) is lower than the state average of 46.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Big Sky Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 427
2007 412
2008 422
2009 424
2010 400
2011 443
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.6
2007 16.7
2008 16.4
2009 18
2010 17.2
2011 16.8
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16666666666667
2006 0.17330210772834
2007 0.22330097087379
2008 0.21563981042654
2009 0.24056603773585
2010 0.27
2011 0.28668171557562
2012 0.31623931623932

Compare Big Sky Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.6%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Big Sky Elementary
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 468 18.1:1  
Shiloh Christian Academy
Billings, MT
Private PK - KG 70 2:1 1 miles
Grace Montessori Academy
Billings, MT
Private PK - 06 96 7:1 2 miles
Mt Olive Lutheran School
Billings, MT
Private PK - 05 100 6:1 2 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Billings, MT
Private PK - 08 212 18:1 2 miles
New Day
Billings, MT
Private 01 - 12 70 10:1 2 miles
Central Heights School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 387 17.1:1 2 miles
Meadowlark School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 642 17.3:1 2 miles
Will James Middle School
Billings, MT
Public 06 - 08 612 16.9:1 2 miles
Elysian School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 175 13.7:1 2 miles
Billings Christian Schools
Billings, MT
Private PK - 12 136 8:1 3 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.