Blue Creek School



Blue Creek School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Creek School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 32
1 29
2 29
3 27
4 30
5 20
6 24
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Creek School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Blue Creek Elementary School District. It enrolls 192 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Creek School is the 163rd largest public school in Montana and the 48,518th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 192
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,518th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 163rd out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 215th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 158th out of 424

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Blue Creek School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 97
(51%)
97
(51%)
 Female 95
(49%)
95
(49%)

Blue Creek School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 171
(89%)
171
(89%)
 Hispanic 12
(6%)
12
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(3%)
6
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Blue Creek School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 157
(82%)
157
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(11%)
22
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(7%)
13
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Blue Creek School is ranked 229th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Creek School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.2%) is significantly 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.

Blue Creek School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 208
2006 229
2007 218
2008 208
2009 193
2010 201
2011 203
2012 192

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.8
2007 14.1
2008 12
2009 12.5
2010 13
2011 13.1
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.096153846153846
2006 0.14847161572052
2007 0.15596330275229
2008 0.125
2009 0.12953367875648
2010 0.13432835820896
2011 0.19211822660099
2012 0.18229166666667

Compare Blue Creek School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.2%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Blue Creek School
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Public PK - 06 192 12.8:1  
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Mckinley School
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Public PK - 05 294 15.8:1 6 miles
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Private PK - 02 215 14:1 6 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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