Meadow Lark School



Meadow Lark School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meadow Lark School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 68
2 70
3 70
4 72
5 69
6 67
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meadow Lark School is a public elementary school located in Great Falls, MT in the Great Falls Elementary School District. It enrolls 483 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meadow Lark School is the 17th largest public school in Montana and the 23,551st largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 483
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,551st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 17th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 413th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 58th out of 425

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Meadow Lark School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 244
(51%)
2,996
(52%)
 Female 239
(49%)
2,772
(48%)

Meadow Lark School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 410
(85%)
4,273
(74%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
313
(5%)
 American Indian 18
(4%)
595
(10%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
384
(7%)
 Black 11
(2%)
130
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Meadow Lark School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 420
(87%)
2,216
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 51
(11%)
3,102
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
450
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Meadow Lark School is ranked 177th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meadow Lark School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.0%) is significantly 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.

Meadow Lark School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 541
2006 533
2007 517
2008 534
2009 508
2010 514
2011 495
2012 480
2013 471
2014 483
2015 483

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 20.9
2007 20
2008 19.3
2009 18.3
2010 18.5
2011 18
2012 18.2
2013 19.6
2014 19
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.068391866913124
2006 0.073170731707317
2007 0.063829787234043
2008 0.088014981273408
2009 0.12204724409449
2010 0.083657587548638
2011 0.1030303030303
2012 0.1125
2013 0.13163481953291
2014 0.1304347826087
2015 0.1304347826087

Compare Meadow Lark School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.0%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meadow Lark School
Great Falls, MT
Public PK - 06 483 18.9:1  
West Elementary
Great Falls, MT
Public PK - 06 488 15:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Lourdes School
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Private PK - 08 199 10:1 3 miles
Sunnyside School
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Public PK - 06 448 16.5:1 3 miles
Riverview School
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Public PK - 06 450 18.6:1 3 miles
Valley View School
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Public PK - 06 385 15.5:1 3 miles
Whittier School
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Public PK - 06 280 13.1:1 3 miles
Longfellow School
Great Falls, MT
Public PK - 06 293 11.9:1 3 miles
Holy Spirit Catholic School
Great Falls, MT
Private PK - 08 208 11:1 4 miles
Roosevelt School
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Public PK - 06 338 14:1 4 miles
Lincoln School
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Public PK - 06 417 18.1:1 4 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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