Will James 7-8

1200 30th St West,

Billings, MT, 59102

Tel: (406)281-6100
Grades: 7-8

507 students

Will James 7-8 serves 507 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MT average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Will James 7-8 operates within the Billings Elem School District.

Overview

The student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 507 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
11:1
American Indian
2%
12%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
1%
1%
White
90%
81%
Unknown
5%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.19
0.33
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 17%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,488 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Billings Elem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
n/a
Number of Students Managed 10,488
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Billings West High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lewis & Clark 7-8 (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowlark School (0.6 miles away)
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