Meadowlark School



Meadowlark School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meadowlark School Students by Grade
PK 154
K 139
1 72
2 56
3 56
4 52
5 53
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meadowlark School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 640 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meadowlark School is the 4th largest public school in Montana and the 11,107th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 640
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,107th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 4th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 419th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 11th out of 425

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Meadowlark School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 361
(56%)
5,396
(51%)
 Female 279
(44%)
5,131
(49%)

Meadowlark School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 504
(79%)
7,702
(73%)
 American Indian 45
(7%)
726
(7%)
 Hispanic 42
(7%)
1,041
(10%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
859
(8%)
 Black 10
(2%)
91
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
75
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
33
(0%)

Meadowlark School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 467
(73%)
5,434
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(21%)
4,349
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(6%)
744
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Meadowlark School is ranked 81st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meadowlark School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) is lower than the state average of 51.2%. 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.

Meadowlark School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 500
2006 517
2007 392
2008 532
2009 522
2010 579
2011 604
2012 642
2013 657
2014 620
2015 640

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.7
2007 11.6
2008 14.7
2009 12.5
2010 14.8
2011 16.1
2012 17.3
2013 19.1
2014 18.1
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.186
2006 0.20502901353965
2007 0.29591836734694
2008 0.25563909774436
2009 0.29501915708812
2010 0.28842832469775
2011 0.28145695364238
2012 0.23052959501558
2013 0.24657534246575
2014 0.24354838709677
2015 0.2703125

Compare Meadowlark School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meadowlark School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 640 20.8:1  
Trinity Lutheran School
Billings, MT
Private PK - 08 223 17:1 1 miles
Will James Middle School
Billings, MT
Public 06 - 08 673 18.7:1 1 miles
Mt Olive Lutheran School
Billings, MT
Private PK - 08 73 6:1 1 miles
Central Heights School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 400 16.2:1 1 miles
Boulder School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 483 18:1 2 miles
Billings Montessori School
Billings, MT
Private PK - KG 55 5:1 2 miles
New Day
Billings, MT
Private 03 - 12 81 20:1 2 miles
Shiloh Christian Academy
Billings, MT
Private PK - KG 83 16:1 2 miles
Big Sky Elementary
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 440 17.1:1 2 miles
St Francis Intermediate School
Billings, MT
Private 03 - 05 173 12:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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