Lowell School

1200 Sherwood
Missoula, MT 59801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lowell School serves 287 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lowell School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Lowell School's student population of 287 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Lowell School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lowell School is 0.42, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#411 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
13%
11%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
75%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMissoula Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowell School is Hellgate High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Missoula Hellgate High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,183 student
    1.3 miles
    900 South Higgins
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 728-2402
    1.3 9-12 1,183
  • Missoula Franklin School
    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
    1.6 miles
    1901 South 10th West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4020
    1.6 PK-5 273
  • Missoula Paxson School
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    1.7 miles
    101 Evans
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4055
    1.7 PK-5 452
  • Missoula Washington Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 656 students
    2.0 miles
    645 West Central Ave
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4085
    2.0 6-8 656
  • Missoula Rattlesnake Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    2.1 miles
    1220 Pineview Drive
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4050
    2.1 PK-5 482

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