Jim Darcy School



Jim Darcy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jim Darcy School Students by Grade
PK 9
K 64
1 44
2 44
3 47
4 48
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jim Darcy School is a public elementary school located in Helena, MT in the Helena Elementary School District. It enrolls 307 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jim Darcy School is the 100th largest public school in Montana and the 40,598th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,598th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 100th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 413th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 145th out of 424

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Jim Darcy School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 159
(52%)
2,466
(48%)
 Male 148
(48%)
2,627
(52%)

Jim Darcy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 285
(93%)
4,581
(90%)
 Hispanic 11
(4%)
157
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(3%)
215
(4%)
 Black 2
(1%)
64
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
48
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Jim Darcy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 244
(79%)
3,120
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 50
(16%)
1,620
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(4%)
353
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Jim Darcy School is ranked 180th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jim Darcy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 46.2%. 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.

Jim Darcy School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 263
2007 263
2008 273
2009 287
2010 293
2011 293
2012 307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 19.8
2007 18
2008 17.4
2009 18.8
2010 19.6
2011 19.5
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20392156862745
2006 0.21673003802281
2007 0.20152091254753
2008 0.26373626373626
2009 0.19163763066202
2010 0.23549488054608
2011 0.16382252559727
2012 0.20521172638436

Compare Jim Darcy School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.5%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Jim Darcy School
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Public PK - 05 307 19.2:1  
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St Andrew School
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Private KG - 12 191 13:1 8 miles
C R Anderson Middle Schl
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Public 06 - 08 1,006 18.2:1 8 miles
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Public PK - 05 287 16.3:1 8 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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