Chief Joseph School



Chief Joseph School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chief Joseph School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 48
1 65
2 32
3 41
4 44
5 30
6 27
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chief Joseph School is a public elementary school located in Great Falls, MT in the Great Falls Elementary School District. It enrolls 316 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chief Joseph School is the 96th largest public school in Montana and the 39,811th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 316
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 96th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 244th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 68th out of 424

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Chief Joseph School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 162
(51%)
2,716
(48%)
 Male 154
(49%)
2,976
(52%)

Chief Joseph School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(74%)
4,328
(76%)
 American Indian 23
(7%)
721
(13%)
 Black 20
(6%)
208
(4%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
101
(2%)
 Hispanic 12
(4%)
217
(4%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
92
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)

Chief Joseph School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 161
(51%)
2,751
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(38%)
2,345
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(11%)
596
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Chief Joseph School is ranked 88th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chief Joseph School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.1%) 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.

Chief Joseph School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 270
2006 288
2007 271
2008 262
2009 284
2010 293
2011 287
2012 316

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14
2007 13
2008 12
2009 13.3
2010 12.8
2011 13.1
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39259259259259
2006 0.42708333333333
2007 0.50553505535055
2008 0.51526717557252
2009 0.45422535211268
2010 0.45392491467577
2011 0.48780487804878
2012 0.49050632911392

Compare Chief Joseph School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
This School 49.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Chief Joseph School
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Public PK - 06 316 13.5:1  
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Lincoln School
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Public PK - 06 399 18:1 3 miles
Sunnyside School
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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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