West Yellowstone School



West Yellowstone School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Yellowstone School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 28
1 26
2 18
3 18
4 27
5 17
6 13
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Yellowstone School is a public elementary school located in West Yellowstone, MT in the West Yellowstone K-12 School District. It enrolls 147 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Yellowstone School is the 185th largest public school in Montana and the 50,701st largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 147
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,701st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 185th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 265th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 190th out of 424

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West Yellowstone School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 77
(52%)
77
(52%)
 Female 70
(48%)
70
(48%)

West Yellowstone School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 106
(72%)
106
(72%)
 Hispanic 36
(24%)
36
(24%)
 Black 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Yellowstone School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 77
(52%)
77
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(33%)
49
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(14%)
21
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, West Yellowstone School is ranked 168th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Yellowstone School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.6%) is slightly 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.

West Yellowstone School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 115
2006 114
2007 112
2008 121
2009 132
2010 134
2011 142
2012 147

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 12.5
2007 12.3
2008 13.3
2009 13.3
2010 13.5
2011 14.9
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38260869565217
2006 0.34210526315789
2007 0.41964285714286
2008 0.36363636363636
2009 0.40909090909091
2010 0.35820895522388
2011 0.37323943661972
2012 0.47619047619048

Compare West Yellowstone School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
This School 47.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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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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