Lower Grade Hellgate



Lower Grade Hellgate Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lower Grade Hellgate Students by Grade
PK 4
K 162
1 163
2 189
3 173
4 201
5 162
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lower Grade Hellgate is a public elementary school located in Missoula, MT in the Hellgate Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,054 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lower Grade Hellgate is the 1st largest public school in Montana and the 1,006th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,054
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,006th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 1st out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 387th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 1st out of 425

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Lower Grade Hellgate Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 527
(50%)
751
(50%)
 Female 527
(50%)
763
(50%)

Lower Grade Hellgate Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 918
(87%)
1,302
(86%)
 Two or More 59
(6%)
86
(6%)
 Hispanic 33
(3%)
51
(3%)
 American Indian 23
(2%)
42
(3%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
24
(2%)
 Black 5
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Lower Grade Hellgate Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 617
(59%)
906
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(35%)
511
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
97
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Lower Grade Hellgate is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lower Grade Hellgate students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.5%) 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.

Lower Grade Hellgate Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 810
2006 808
2007 825
2008 892
2009 903
2010 902
2011 915
2012 925
2013 986
2014 1020
2015 1054

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 17.7
2007 17.2
2008 18.4
2009 17.8
2010 17.1
2011 17.4
2012 17.1
2013 18.2
2014 16.9
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30864197530864
2006 0.2970297029703
2007 0.30181818181818
2008 0.35089686098655
2009 0.39645625692137
2010 0.41574279379157
2011 0.41857923497268
2012 0.44864864864865
2013 0.44421906693712
2014 0.43529411764706
2015 0.4146110056926

Compare Lower Grade Hellgate to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.5%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Lower Grade Hellgate
Missoula, MT
Public PK - 05 1,054 17.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 460 18.9:1 1 miles
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St Joseph School
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Private PK - 08 298 15:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 04 59 5:1 4 miles
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