Pine Butte Elementary School



Pine Butte Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pine Butte Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 32
2 50
3 40
4 45
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pine Butte Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Colstrip, MT in the Colstrip Elementary School District. It enrolls 256 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pine Butte Elementary School is the 131st largest public school in Montana and the 44,698th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 256
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 131st out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 175th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 77th out of 424

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Pine Butte Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 136
(53%)
203
(52%)
 Female 120
(47%)
189
(48%)

Pine Butte Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 131
(51%)
193
(49%)
 American Indian 88
(34%)
138
(35%)
 Hispanic 18
(7%)
29
(7%)
 Two or More 17
(7%)
29
(7%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pine Butte Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 170
(66%)
254
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(21%)
85
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(12%)
53
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Pine Butte Elementary School is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pine Butte Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.6%) is 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.

Pine Butte Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 254
2006 259
2007 235
2008 271
2009 251
2010 279
2011 285
2012 256

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 12.4
2007 10.7
2008 11.7
2009 11.4
2010 12.3
2011 13.4
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33464566929134
2006 0.35907335907336
2007 0.37872340425532
2008 0.36531365313653
2009 0.38247011952191
2010 0.32616487455197
2011 0.31578947368421
2012 0.3359375

Compare Pine Butte Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.6%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pine Butte Elementary School
Colstrip, MT
Public PK - 05 256 11.6:1  
Frank Brattin Middle Schl
Colstrip, MT
Public 06 - 08 136 8.8:1 2 miles
Lame Deer School
Lame Deer, MT
Public PK - 06 353 12.2:1 21 miles
St Labre Indian Catholic School
Ashland, MT
Private PK - 12 674 7:1 27 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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