Bitterroot School

  • Bitterroot School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (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 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Bitterroot School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bitterroot School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bitterroot School is 0.42, 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#354 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
75%
79%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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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