Poly Drive School



Poly Drive School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poly Drive School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 37
1 55
2 54
3 54
4 51
5 44
6 49
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Poly Drive School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 344 students in grades 1st through 12th. Poly Drive School is the 83rd largest public school in Montana and the 37,610th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 344
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,610th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 83rd out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 387th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 106th out of 425

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Poly Drive School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 173
(50%)
5,131
(49%)
 Male 171
(50%)
5,396
(51%)

Poly Drive School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(81%)
7,702
(73%)
 Two or More 27
(8%)
859
(8%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
1,041
(10%)
 American Indian 10
(3%)
726
(7%)
 Black 6
(2%)
91
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
75
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Poly Drive School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 260
(76%)
5,434
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(21%)
4,349
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
744
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Poly Drive School is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poly Drive School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.4%) 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.

Poly Drive School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 320
2006 310
2007 300
2008 298
2009 315
2010 321
2011 322
2012 339
2013 354
2014 353
2015 344

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17
2007 16
2008 16.5
2009 18.4
2010 17.7
2011 16.9
2012 16.9
2013 16.9
2014 17.8
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.140625
2006 0.15161290322581
2007 0.17333333333333
2008 0.21140939597315
2009 0.21904761904762
2010 0.21495327102804
2011 0.2111801242236
2012 0.21238938053097
2013 0.20338983050847
2014 0.24362606232295
2015 0.24418604651163

Compare Poly Drive School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.4%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Poly Drive School
Billings, MT
Public PK - 06 344 17.5:1  
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 223 17:1 1 miles
Rose Park School
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Public PK - 06 296 15.7:1 1 miles
Billings Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 55 5:1 1 miles
Boulder School
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Public PK - 06 483 18:1 1 miles
Burlington School
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Public PK - 06 309 16.9:1 1 miles
Will James Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 673 18.7:1 2 miles
Meadowlark School
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Public PK - 06 640 20.8:1 2 miles
Mt Olive Lutheran School
Billings, MT
Private PK - 08 73 6:1 2 miles
Lewis & Clark Middle School
Billings, MT
Public 06 - 08 766 16.1:1 2 miles
St Francis Intermediate School
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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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