Will James Middle School



Will James Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Will James Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 113
7 272
8 288
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Will James Middle School is a public elementary school located in Billings, MT in the Billings Elementary School District. It enrolls 673 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 673
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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Will James Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 341
(51%)
5,396
(51%)
 Female 332
(49%)
5,131
(49%)

Will James Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 580
(86%)
7,702
(73%)
 Hispanic 32
(5%)
1,041
(10%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
859
(8%)
 American Indian 19
(3%)
726
(7%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
75
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
91
(1%)

Will James Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 522
(78%)
5,434
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(18%)
4,349
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(5%)
744
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Will James Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.4%) is significantly 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.

Will James Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 573
2006 544
2007 541
2008 542
2009 518
2010 516
2011 507
2012 612
2013 668
2014 677
2015 673

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.9
2007 15.4
2008 15.8
2009 15.1
2010 15.3
2011 15.8
2012 16.9
2013 17
2014 17.3
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1326352530541
2006 0.14889705882353
2007 0.11645101663586
2008 0.14760147601476
2009 0.18918918918919
2010 0.23062015503876
2011 0.2189349112426
2012 0.18137254901961
2013 0.17664670658683
2014 0.1506646971935
2015 0.22436849925706

Compare Will James Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.4%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Will James Middle School
Billings, MT
Public 06 - 08 673 18.7:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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