Plains Elementary School



Plains Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plains Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 38
1 34
2 36
3 34
4 31
5 28
6 17
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plains Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Plains, MT in the Plains Elementary School District. It enrolls 220 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plains Elementary School is the 151st largest public school in Montana and the 47,061st largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,061st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 151st out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 228th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 139th out of 424

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Plains Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 126
(57%)
126
(57%)
 Female 94
(43%)
94
(43%)

Plains Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 195
(89%)
195
(89%)
 Hispanic 10
(5%)
10
(5%)
 American Indian 9
(4%)
9
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Plains Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(51%)
112
(51%)
 Not Eligible 85
(39%)
85
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(10%)
23
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Plains Elementary School is ranked 107th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plains Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.4%) is higher than the state average of 46.2%. 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.

Plains Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 234
2006 226
2007 211
2008 202
2009 215
2010 213
2011 217
2012 220

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.5
2007 12.4
2008 12.7
2009 14.2
2010 14
2011 13.5
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57692307692308
2006 0.52654867256637
2007 0.55450236966825
2008 0.63366336633663
2009 0.63720930232558
2010 0.63380281690141
2011 0.60829493087558
2012 0.61363636363636

Compare Plains Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Plains Elementary School
Plains, MT
Public PK - 06 220 13.2:1  
Hot Springs School
Hot Springs, MT
Public PK - 06 97 11.6:1 15 miles
St Regis School
St. Regis, MT
Public PK - 06 102 11.6:1 16 miles
Superior Elementary
Superior, MT
Public PK - 06 143 13.1:1 20 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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