West Elementary School



West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 84
1 73
2 74
3 55
4 73
5 60
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Butte, MT in the Butte Elementary School District. It enrolls 510 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary School is the 13th largest public school in Montana and the 20,602nd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,602nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 13th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 332nd out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 11th out of 424

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West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 275
(54%)
1,233
(52%)
 Female 235
(46%)
1,132
(48%)

West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 440
(86%)
2,086
(88%)
 American Indian 36
(7%)
107
(5%)
 Hispanic 24
(5%)
111
(5%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 248
(49%)
847
(36%)
 Not Eligible 223
(44%)
1,370
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
148
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, West Elementary School is ranked 16th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.3%) is slightly 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.

West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 424
2007 434
2008 460
2009 435
2010 477
2011 502
2012 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.2
2007 16.1
2008 17.2
2009 16.8
2010 17.9
2011 16.8
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59009009009009
2006 0.57783018867925
2007 0.60829493087558
2008 0.55434782608696
2009 0.59540229885057
2010 0.57442348008386
2011 0.51593625498008
2012 0.56274509803922

Compare West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.3%
 

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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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