Bitterroot School (Closed 2004)

1010 Oilfield Avenue
Shelby, MT 59474
  • Bitterroot School served 169 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 7% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which was lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students169 students
This chart display total students of Bitterroot School by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bitterroot School by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bitterroot School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2003-2004 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bitterroot School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
American Indian
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bitterroot School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bitterroot School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bitterroot School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
93%
79%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bitterroot School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bitterroot School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.130.37
This chart display the diversity score of Bitterroot School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bitterroot School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bitterroot School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby Elem School District
Source: 2003-2004 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shelby Shelby 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 55 students
    0.4 miles
    1001 Valley Street
    Shelby, MT 59474
    (406)424-8910
    0.4 7-8 55
  • Shelby Shelby Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 232 students
    0.4 miles
    901 Valley Street
    Shelby, MT 59474
    (406)424-8910
    0.4 PK-6 232
  • Shelby Shelby High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
    0.4 miles
    1001 Valley Street
    Shelby, MT 59474
    (406)424-8910
    0.4 9-12 118
  • Shelby Cam Rose School
    Grades: PK-8 | 13 students
    18.3 miles
    253 Union School Road
    Shelby, MT 59474
    (406)424-8910
    18.3 PK-8 13
  • Valier Valier 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 16 students
    23.4 miles
    723 4th Street
    Valier, MT 59486
    (406)279-3314
    23.4 7-8 16
Recent Articles
As public schools in the United States continue to increase in their racial, ethnic, economic, and religious diversity, some districts need to rethink their holiday celebrations in a manner that is inclusive and respectful of all people.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.