Big Sky Elementary School

  • Big Sky Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Big Sky Elementary School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Sky Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Sky Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#403 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
8%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
73%
79%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    1.6 miles
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  • Billings Will James Middle School
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    1.6 miles
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