West Valley School



West Valley School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Valley School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 57
2 63
3 59
4 59
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Valley School is a public elementary school located in Kalispell, MT in the West Valley Elementary School District. It enrolls 361 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Valley School is the 70th largest public school in Montana and the 35,576th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 361
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,576th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 70th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 316th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 66th out of 424

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West Valley School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(52%)
272
(52%)
 Female 172
(48%)
252
(48%)

West Valley School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 341
(94%)
491
(94%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
15
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Valley School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 264
(73%)
370
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(20%)
112
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
42
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, West Valley School is ranked 144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Valley School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.9%) is 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.

West Valley School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 243
2006 236
2007 259
2008 274
2009 302
2010 330
2011 343
2012 361

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 14.9
2007 14.6
2008 14.7
2009 15.6
2010 16.1
2011 16
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27572016460905
2006 0.19491525423729
2007 0.2046332046332
2008 0.2043795620438
2009 0.28807947019868
2010 0.3030303030303
2011 0.31195335276968
2012 0.26869806094183

Compare West Valley School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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West Valley School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 361 15.3:1  
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Public 06 - 08 163 17.4:1 1 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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