Bitterroot School



Bitterroot School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bitterroot School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 71
2 48
3 44
4 42
5 48
6 46
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bitterroot School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bitterroot School is the 65th largest public school in Montana and the 34,742nd largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,742nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 65th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 416th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 107th out of 424

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Bitterroot School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 210
(57%)
5,026
(51%)
 Female 159
(43%)
4,852
(49%)

Bitterroot School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 293
(79%)
7,536
(76%)
 Two or More 34
(9%)
540
(5%)
 Hispanic 28
(8%)
875
(9%)
 American Indian 11
(3%)
686
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
29
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
134
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
78
(1%)

Bitterroot School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 235
(64%)
5,899
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(28%)
3,213
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
766
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Bitterroot School is ranked 109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bitterroot School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.3%) is slightly 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.

Bitterroot School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 421
2006 403
2007 315
2008 316
2009 342
2010 324
2011 347
2012 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17
2007 14.9
2008 16.7
2009 17.5
2010 15.8
2011 19.9
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34916864608076
2006 0.38213399503722
2007 0.35555555555556
2008 0.33227848101266
2009 0.40350877192982
2010 0.37962962962963
2011 0.41210374639769
2012 0.36314363143631

Compare Bitterroot School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.3%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Bitterroot School
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Public PK - 06 369 19.5:1  
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Public PK - 02 413 14.8:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 06 394 15.7:1 3 miles
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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.

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