Pioneer School



Pioneer School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pioneer School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 11
1 8
2 11
3 16
4 9
5 5
6 4
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pioneer School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Pioneer Elementary School District. It enrolls 64 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pioneer School is the 255th largest public school in Montana and the 54,135th largest nationally. It has 9.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 64
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,135th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 255th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 126th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 260th out of 424

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Pioneer School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 33
(52%)
33
(52%)
 Male 31
(48%)
31
(48%)

Pioneer School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 52
(81%)
52
(81%)
 Black 4
(6%)
4
(6%)
 Asian 4
(6%)
4
(6%)
 Hispanic 2
(3%)
2
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
2
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pioneer School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 50
(78%)
50
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(22%)
14
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Pioneer School is ranked 298th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) 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.

Pioneer School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 62
2006 64
2007 66
2008 60
2009 54
2010 58
2011 58
2012 64

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 9.8
2007 11
2008 10
2009 9.2
2010 9.9
2011 9.1
2012 9.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.080645161290323
2006 0.09375
2007 0.060606060606061
2008 0.11666666666667
2009 0.11111111111111
2010 0.20689655172414
2011 0.20689655172414
2012 0.21875

Compare Pioneer School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
980.0% 9.8:1
 
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pioneer School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 64 9.8:1  
Bitterroot School
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Public PK - 06 369 19.5:1 3 miles
Beartooth School
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Public PK - 06 509 19.1:1 3 miles
Independent School
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Public PK - 06 287 17:1 3 miles
Bench School
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Public PK - 06 360 17.1:1 4 miles
Sandstone School
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Public PK - 06 491 19.5:1 5 miles
Lockwood Primary
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Public PK - 02 413 14.8:1 5 miles
Lockwood Intermediate
Lockwood, MT
Public 03 - 05 408 17.7:1 5 miles
Lockwood Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 390 16.3:1 5 miles
Alkali Creek School
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Public PK - 06 394 15.7:1 6 miles
St Francis Primary School
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Private PK - 02 215 14:1 8 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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