Lowell School

Lowell School serves 293 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MT average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Lowell School operates within the Missoula Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has grown by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 293 students
Lowell School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Lowell School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lowell School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 15:1 11:1
Lowell School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
16%
11%
Lowell School American Indian Students (1991-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Lowell School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Lowell School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
77%
81%
Lowell School White Students (1991-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Lowell School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.38 0.20
Lowell School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
62%
34%
Lowell School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
3%
8%
Lowell School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,457 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,728 is less than the state average of $13,611. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,825 is less than the state average of $13,259. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Missoula Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 5,457 106
Missoula Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $46 MM $1 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,728 $13,611
Missoula Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,825 $13,259
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    900 South Higgins
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)728-2402
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1250 students                      
  • Missoula Franklin School
    1901 South 10th West
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4020
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 294 students                      
  • MissoulaPaxson School
    101 Evans
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4055
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 390 students                      
  • MissoulaWashington Middle School
    645 West Central Ave
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4085
    2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 568 students                      
  • MissoulaRattlesnake Elementary School
    1220 Pineview Dr
    MissoulaMT 59802
    (406)542-4050
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 448 students                      

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