Lowell School

Lowell School serves 289 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MT average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Lowell School operates within the Missoula Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 289 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 289 students
Lowell School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lowell School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Lowell School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lowell School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Lowell School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
14%
11%
Lowell School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Lowell School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Lowell School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
1%
1%
Lowell School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
78%
80%
Lowell School White Students (1991-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Lowell School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lowell School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.20
Lowell School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
34%
Lowell School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Lowell School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,069 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,687 is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,569 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Missoula Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 5,069 105
Missoula Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $46 MM $2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,687 $15,305
Missoula Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,569 $14,876
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hellgate High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MissoulaHellgate High School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1247 students900 South Higgins
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)728-2402
    1.39-121247
  • Missoula Franklin School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 255 students1901 South 10th West
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4020
    1.6PK-5255
  • MissoulaPaxson School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 403 students101 Evans
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4055
    1.7PK-5403
  • MissoulaWashington Middle School
    2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 550 students645 West Central Ave
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4085
    26-8550
  • MissoulaRattlesnake Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 467 students1220 Pineview Dr
    MissoulaMT 59802
    (406)542-4050
    2.1PK-5467

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