Lillian Peterson School



Lillian Peterson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lillian Peterson School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 87
2 79
3 75
4 68
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lillian Peterson School is a public elementary school located in Kalispell, MT in the Kalispell Elementary School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lillian Peterson School is the 41st largest public school in Montana and the 29,062nd largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,062nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 41st out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 410th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 78th out of 425

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Lillian Peterson School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 225
(52%)
1,567
(51%)
 Female 204
(48%)
1,493
(49%)

Lillian Peterson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 389
(91%)
2,761
(90%)
 American Indian 13
(3%)
102
(3%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
91
(3%)
 Black 9
(2%)
36
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
56
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Lillian Peterson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 429
(100%)
1,899
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
99
(3%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
1,062
(35%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Lillian Peterson School is ranked 6th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lillian Peterson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Lillian Peterson School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 344
2006 336
2007 313
2008 352
2009 350
2010 367
2011 371
2012 387
2013 408
2014 428
2015 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.6
2007 18.7
2008 19.7
2009 18.6
2010 19.5
2011 19.7
2012 18.4
2013 17.6
2014 17.7
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38081395348837
2006 0.33333333333333
2007 0.38658146964856
2008 0.44034090909091
2009 0.48571428571429
2010 0.45776566757493
2011 0.26145552560647
2012 0.45736434108527
2013 0.51470588235294
2014 0.48831775700935
2015 1

Compare Lillian Peterson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lillian Peterson School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 429 18.7:1  
St Matthew'S School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - 08 202 12:1 1 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - 08 193 14:1 1 miles
Elrod School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 290 15.3:1 1 miles
Russell School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 293 16.3:1 1 miles
Woodland Montessori School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - KG 59 10:1 2 miles
Kalispell Middle School
Kalispell, MT
Public 06 - 08 1,016 15.1:1 2 miles
Cornelius Hedges School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 373 15.5:1 2 miles
Kalispell Montessori Center
Kalispell, MT
Private 01 - 06 55 12:1 2 miles
Edgerton School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 659 16.9:1 3 miles
Stillwater Christian School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - 12 356 13:1 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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