Morning Star School



Morning Star School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morning Star School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 79
1 80
2 86
3 81
4 86
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morning Star School is a public elementary school located in Bozeman, MT in the Bozeman Elementary School District. It enrolls 495 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morning Star School is the 13th largest public school in Montana and the 22,417th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 495
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,417th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 13th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 392nd out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 29th out of 425

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Morning Star School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 256
(52%)
2,276
(50%)
 Female 239
(48%)
2,252
(50%)

Morning Star School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 459
(93%)
3,996
(88%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
121
(3%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
205
(5%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
79
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
46
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
77
(2%)

Morning Star School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 469
(95%)
3,556
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
941
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
31
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Morning Star School is ranked 246th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morning Star School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.3%) 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.

Morning Star School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 511
2006 550
2007 550
2008 532
2009 538
2010 537
2011 548
2012 559
2013 529
2014 493
2015 495

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 20.3
2007 19.3
2008 18.3
2009 18.4
2010 17.7
2011 17.9
2012 18.2
2013 18.2
2014 17.9
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.062622309197652
2006 0.081818181818182
2007 0.070909090909091
2008 0.075187969924812
2009 0.092936802973978
2010 0.091247672253259
2011 0.098540145985401
2012 0.093023255813953
2013 0.081285444234405
2014 0.064908722109533
2015 0.052525252525253

Compare Morning Star School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.3%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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