Rossiter School



Rossiter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rossiter School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 70
1 80
2 71
3 81
4 77
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rossiter School is a public elementary school located in Helena, MT in the Helena Elementary School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rossiter School is the 23rd largest public school in Montana and the 24,852nd largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,852nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 23rd out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 403rd out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 54th out of 425

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Rossiter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 247
(53%)
2,628
(51%)
 Female 223
(47%)
2,522
(49%)

Rossiter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 433
(92%)
4,572
(89%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
162
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
118
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
191
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Rossiter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 276
(59%)
3,050
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(33%)
1,806
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
294
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Rossiter School is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rossiter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.3%) 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.

Rossiter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 445
2006 451
2007 431
2008 470
2009 490
2010 491
2011 483
2012 488
2013 480
2014 465
2015 470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.8
2007 16.6
2008 17.8
2009 18.9
2010 18.8
2011 18.9
2012 19.3
2013 19.1
2014 19.6
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26067415730337
2006 0.26607538802661
2007 0.2877030162413
2008 0.3
2009 0.28163265306122
2010 0.32586558044807
2011 0.3064182194617
2012 0.36065573770492
2013 0.40625
2014 0.40430107526882
2015 0.41276595744681

Compare Rossiter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.3%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Rossiter School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 470 18.2:1  
Four Georgians School
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Public PK - 05 494 17.4:1 4 miles
Warren School
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Public PK - 05 318 17.3:1 4 miles
Central School
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Public PK - 05 266 14.7:1 4 miles
Jim Darcy School
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Public PK - 05 400 20.7:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 267 17.5:1 5 miles
St Andrew School
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Private KG - 12 187 13:1 5 miles
C R Anderson Middle Schl
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Public 06 - 08 978 18.3:1 5 miles
Bryant School
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Public PK - 05 225 13.6:1 5 miles
Helena Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 673 15.9:1 5 miles
Broadwater School
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Public PK - 05 279 15.3:1 5 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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