West Glacier School



West Glacier School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Glacier School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 14
1 8
2 14
3 11
4 8
5 8
6 7
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Glacier School is a public elementary school located in West Glacier, MT in the West Glacier Elementary School District. It enrolls 70 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Glacier School is the 255th largest public school in Montana and the 54,153rd largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 70
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,153rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 255th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 179th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 271st out of 425

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West Glacier School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 38
(54%)
38
(54%)
 Male 32
(46%)
32
(46%)

West Glacier School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 66
(94%)
66
(94%)
 American Indian 3
(4%)
3
(4%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Glacier School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 57
(81%)
57
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(19%)
13
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, West Glacier School is ranked 280th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Glacier School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.6%) is significantly 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.

West Glacier School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 29
2006 30
2007 31
2008 21
2009 28
2010 29
2011 31
2012 34
2013 46
2014 51
2015 70

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 11.1
2007 11.5
2008 8.1
2009 10.9
2010 11.3
2011 12.1
2012 11.3
2013 11.5
2014 10.2
2015 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55172413793103
2006 0.3
2007 0.29032258064516
2008 0.28571428571429
2009 0.60714285714286
2010 0.37931034482759
2011 0.32258064516129
2012 0.23529411764706
2013 0.23913043478261
2014 0.33333333333333
2015 0.18571428571429

Compare West Glacier School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.6%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 70 11.7:1  
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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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