North Star School



North Star School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 8
1 15
2 12
3 9
4 10
5 15
6 14
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Star School is a public elementary school located in Gildford, MT in the North Star Elementary School District. It enrolls 84 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star School is the 235th largest public school in Montana and the 53,695th largest nationally. It has 9.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 84
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,695th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 235th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 129th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 224th out of 425

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North Star School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 43
(51%)
43
(51%)
 Female 41
(49%)
41
(49%)

North Star School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 73
(87%)
73
(87%)
 Hispanic 5
(6%)
5
(6%)
 Two or More 4
(5%)
4
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Star School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 52
(62%)
52
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(26%)
22
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(12%)
10
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, North Star School is ranked 236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) 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.

North Star School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 75
2006 79
2007 73
2008 76
2009 84
2010 94
2011 90
2012 83
2013 86
2014 90
2015 84

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 9.9
2007 9
2008 10.3
2009 11.6
2010 14.1
2011 11.9
2012 10.9
2013 11.2
2014 11.3
2015 9.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44
2006 0.55696202531646
2007 0.61643835616438
2008 0.63157894736842
2009 0.61904761904762
2010 0.48936170212766
2011 0.47777777777778
2012 0.40963855421687
2013 0.45348837209302
2014 0.44444444444444
2015 0.38095238095238

Compare North Star School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
940.0% 9.4:1
 
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Star School
Gildford, MT
Public PK - 06 84 9.4:1  
Box Elder School
Box Elder, MT
Public PK - 06 249 12.7:1 23 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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