Margaret Leary School



Margaret Leary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Margaret Leary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 40
2 52
3 35
4 49
5 45
6 46
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Margaret Leary School is a public elementary school located in Butte, MT in the Butte Elementary School District. It enrolls 322 students in grades 1st through 12th. Margaret Leary School is the 92nd largest public school in Montana and the 39,246th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,246th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 92nd out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 370th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 108th out of 424

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Margaret Leary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 167
(52%)
1,132
(48%)
 Male 155
(48%)
1,233
(52%)

Margaret Leary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 299
(93%)
2,086
(88%)
 American Indian 10
(3%)
107
(5%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
111
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
18
(1%)

Margaret Leary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 200
(62%)
1,370
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 108
(34%)
847
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
148
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Margaret Leary School is ranked 120th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Margaret Leary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.9%) 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.

Margaret Leary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 306
2006 315
2007 302
2008 303
2009 319
2010 312
2011 342
2012 322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.1
2007 16.4
2008 16.9
2009 17.7
2010 17.4
2011 16.3
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36601307189542
2006 0.38095238095238
2007 0.4635761589404
2008 0.43564356435644
2009 0.52978056426332
2010 0.5
2011 0.44152046783626
2012 0.37888198757764

Compare Margaret Leary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.9%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Margaret Leary School
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Public PK - 06 322 17.1:1  
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Public PK - 06 423 16.1:1 3 miles
Emerson School
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Public PK - 06 392 18:1 3 miles
Hillcrest School
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Public PK - 06 399 18.6:1 3 miles
Butte Central Catholic Elementary-Jr High Schools
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Private PK - 08 250 13:1 3 miles
West Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 510 15.8:1 4 miles
Kennedy School
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Public PK - 06 319 17.4:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 06 105 13.2:1 9 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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