Box Elder School



Box Elder School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Box Elder School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 38
2 31
3 34
4 25
5 44
6 31
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Box Elder School is a public elementary school located in Box Elder, MT in the Box Elder Elementary School District. It enrolls 242 students in grades 1st through 12th. Box Elder School is the 138th largest public school in Montana and the 45,675th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 242
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,675th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 138th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 239th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 124th out of 424

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Box Elder School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 122
(50%)
122
(50%)
 Male 120
(50%)
120
(50%)

Box Elder School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 238
(98%)
238
(98%)
 White 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Box Elder School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(99%)
239
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 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, Box Elder School is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Box Elder School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.2%. 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.

Box Elder School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 222
2006 229
2007 254
2008 241
2009 249
2010 245
2011 247
2012 242

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 11.5
2007 12.3
2008 12.8
2009 12.8
2010 12.7
2011 13.5
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64864864864865
2006 0.70742358078603
2007 0.70866141732283
2008 0.68879668049793
2009 0.98795180722892
2010 0.98775510204082
2011 0.98785425101215
2012 0.98760330578512

Compare Box Elder School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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Public PK - 06 242 13.4:1  
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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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