Orchard School



Orchard School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 59
2 58
3 69
4 62
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Orchard School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 359 students in grades 1st through 12th. Orchard School is the 77th largest public school in Montana and the 36,185th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,185th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 77th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 339th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 84th out of 425

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Orchard School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 182
(51%)
5,396
(51%)
 Female 177
(49%)
5,131
(49%)

Orchard School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 164
(46%)
7,702
(73%)
 Hispanic 89
(25%)
1,041
(10%)
 American Indian 53
(15%)
726
(7%)
 Two or More 48
(13%)
859
(8%)
 Black 4
(1%)
91
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
75
(1%)

Orchard School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 359
(100%)
4,349
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
744
(7%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
5,434
(52%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Orchard School is ranked 17th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orchard School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.2%. 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.

Orchard School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 287
2007 352
2008 325
2009 425
2010 441
2011 463
2012 467
2013 401
2014 379
2015 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.5
2007 14.9
2008 15.6
2009 22.5
2010 18.8
2011 18.4
2012 19
2013 15.2
2014 15.4
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79003558718861
2006 0.81533101045296
2007 0.84090909090909
2008 0.81230769230769
2009 0.84235294117647
2010 0.83219954648526
2011 0.86177105831533
2012 0.86295503211991
2013 0.8428927680798
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Orchard School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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