1315 Lewis Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lewis & Clark Middle School serves 726 students in grades 6-8.
Lewis & Clark Middle 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 34% (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 40% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lewis & Clark Middle School's student population of 726 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
726 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewis & Clark Middle 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 Lewis & Clark Middle School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#542 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
6%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
73%
78%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

How many students attend Lewis & Clark Middle School?

726 students attend Lewis & Clark Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

73% of Lewis & Clark Middle School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewis & Clark Middle School?

Lewis & Clark Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Lewis & Clark Middle School offer ?

Lewis & Clark Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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