Broadwater School



Broadwater School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Broadwater School Students by Grade
PK 9
K 41
1 41
2 52
3 47
4 40
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Broadwater School is a public elementary school located in Helena, MT in the Helena Elementary School District. It enrolls 279 students in grades 1st through 12th. Broadwater School is the 130th largest public school in Montana and the 43,333rd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 279
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,333rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 130th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 317th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 126th out of 425

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Broadwater School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 145
(52%)
2,522
(49%)
 Male 134
(48%)
2,628
(51%)

Broadwater School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 240
(86%)
4,572
(89%)
 Hispanic 15
(5%)
162
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
118
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(3%)
191
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
43
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Broadwater School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(49%)
1,806
(35%)
 Not Eligible 129
(46%)
3,050
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(5%)
294
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Broadwater School is ranked 104th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Broadwater School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.2%. 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.

Broadwater School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 253
2006 267
2007 268
2008 266
2009 283
2010 277
2011 274
2012 287
2013 281
2014 278
2015 279

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.3
2007 15.8
2008 16.5
2009 15.8
2010 15.5
2011 16.5
2012 16.3
2013 16.7
2014 16.5
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40316205533597
2006 0.41573033707865
2007 0.3955223880597
2008 0.40601503759398
2009 0.42049469964664
2010 0.43321299638989
2011 0.44890510948905
2012 0.52961672473868
2013 0.49110320284698
2014 0.48561151079137
2015 0.53763440860215

Compare Broadwater School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.2%
 
This School 53.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Broadwater School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 279 15.3:1  
C R Anderson Middle Schl
Helena, MT
Public 06 - 08 978 18.3:1 1 miles
Hawthorne School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 206 17.4:1 1 miles
Bryant School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 225 13.6:1 2 miles
St Andrew School
Helena, MT
Private KG - 12 187 13:1 2 miles
Jefferson School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 273 18.2:1 2 miles
Kessler Elementary School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 267 17.5:1 2 miles
Four Georgians School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 494 17.4:1 2 miles
Central School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 266 14.7:1 2 miles
Helena Middle School
Helena, MT
Public 06 - 08 673 15.9:1 2 miles
First Lutheran School
Helena, MT
Private PK - 06 59 5:1 3 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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