415 Broadwater
Billings, MT 59101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Broadwater School serves 373 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Broadwater School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Broadwater School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Broadwater School's student population of 373 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Broadwater School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Broadwater School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#518 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
11%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
72%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 20%)

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