Poplar School



Poplar School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poplar School Students by Grade
PK 8
K 79
1 71
2 74
3 65
4 70
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Poplar School is a public elementary school located in Poplar, MT in the Poplar Elementary School District. It enrolls 367 students in grades 1st through 12th. Poplar School is the 67th largest public school in Montana and the 34,972nd largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 367
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,972nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 67th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 201st out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 14th out of 424

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Poplar School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 192
(52%)
249
(52%)
 Male 175
(48%)
234
(48%)

Poplar School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 350
(95%)
459
(95%)
 White 8
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Poplar School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(99%)
477
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Poplar School is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poplar School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) is significantly 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.

Poplar School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 316
2006 330
2007 317
2008 325
2009 316
2010 337
2011 349
2012 367

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.2
2006 9.6
2007 9.3
2008 10.7
2009 10.4
2010 11.1
2011 11.5
2012 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85126582278481
2006 0.87575757575758
2007 0.85804416403785
2008 0.86461538461538
2009 0.99050632911392
2010 0.99109792284866
2011 0.99140401146132
2012 0.99182561307902

Compare Poplar School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
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 99.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Poplar School
Poplar, MT
Public PK - 04 367 12.1:1  
Poplar 5-6 School
Poplar, MT
Public 05 - 06 116 11.3:1 1 miles
Barbara Gilligan School
Brockton, MT
Public PK - 06 74 10.7:1 14 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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