Fort Smith School



Fort Smith School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Smith School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 7
1 11
2 8
3 7
4 9
5 2
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fort Smith School is a public elementary school located in Fort Smith, MT in the Hardin Elementary School District. It enrolls 45 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fort Smith School is the 282nd largest public school in Montana and the 54,756th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 45
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,756th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 282nd out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 269th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 317th out of 424

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Fort Smith School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 23
(51%)
652
(48%)
 Male 22
(49%)
708
(52%)

Fort Smith School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 31
(69%)
1,026
(75%)
 White 12
(27%)
182
(13%)
 Hispanic 2
(4%)
82
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
63
(5%)

Fort Smith School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(78%)
1,012
(74%)
 Not Eligible 10
(22%)
335
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
13
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Fort Smith School is ranked 229th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Smith School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is significantly 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.

Fort Smith School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 21
2006 19
2007 19
2008 24
2009 21
2010 33
2011 43
2012 45

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 9.5
2007 9.5
2008 12
2009 10.5
2010 11
2011 14.3
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85714285714286
2006 0.84210526315789
2007 0.84210526315789
2008 0.875
2009 0.85714285714286
2010 0.90909090909091
2011 0.93023255813953
2012 0.77777777777778

Compare Fort Smith School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Fort Smith School
Fort Smith, MT
Public PK - 05 45 14.1:1  
Pretty Eagle Catholic School
St. Xavier, MT
Private KG - 08 143 10:1 15 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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