Margaret Leary School



Margaret Leary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Margaret Leary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 40
2 55
3 46
4 53
5 52
6 29
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 335 students in grades 1st through 12th. Margaret Leary School is the 89th largest public school in Montana and the 38,436th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 335
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,436th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 89th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 408th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 135th out of 425

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Margaret Leary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(53%)
1,196
(51%)
 Female 159
(47%)
1,169
(49%)

Margaret Leary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 296
(88%)
2,056
(87%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
159
(7%)
 American Indian 11
(3%)
75
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
39
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)

Margaret Leary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 167
(50%)
850
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 151
(45%)
1,404
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(5%)
111
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Margaret Leary School is ranked 85th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Margaret Leary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.1%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 299
2014 285
2015 335

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
2013 17.8
2014 17.6
2015 18.6

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
2013 0.013377926421405
2014 0.49473684210526
2015 0.50149253731343

Compare Margaret Leary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.1%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Margaret Leary School
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Public PK - 06 335 18.6:1  
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Private KG - 12 99 16:1 2 miles
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Whittier School
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Public PK - 06 391 17.4:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 06 531 15.1:1 4 miles
Butte Central Catholic Schools
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Private PK - 12 411 14:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 06 283 16.1:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 06 115 16.8:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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