Sandstone School



Sandstone School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandstone School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 60
2 73
3 88
4 63
5 70
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandstone School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 491 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sandstone School is the 16th largest public school in Montana and the 22,354th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 491
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,354th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 16th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 416th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 53rd out of 424

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Sandstone School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(51%)
5,026
(51%)
 Female 242
(49%)
4,852
(49%)

Sandstone School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 364
(74%)
7,536
(76%)
 American Indian 48
(10%)
686
(7%)
 Two or More 46
(9%)
540
(5%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
875
(9%)
 Black 3
(1%)
134
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
78
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Sandstone School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 280
(57%)
5,899
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(32%)
3,213
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(11%)
766
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Sandstone School is ranked 38th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sandstone School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.0%) is slightly 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.

Sandstone School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 422
2006 426
2007 452
2008 416
2009 461
2010 476
2011 477
2012 491

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 16
2007 16.9
2008 15.7
2009 17.5
2010 18.4
2011 18.6
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30094786729858
2006 0.34272300469484
2007 0.34734513274336
2008 0.36778846153846
2009 0.3644251626898
2010 0.38235294117647
2011 0.42767295597484
2012 0.42973523421589

Compare Sandstone School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.0%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 491 19.5:1  
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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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