Lowell School

  • Lowell School serves 289 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 20%.
  • Lowell School operates within the Missoula Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students289 students
Lowell School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lowell School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Lowell School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLowell School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
Lowell School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
17%
11%
Lowell School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
3%
1%
Lowell School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Lowell School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
2%
1%
Lowell School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
77%
80%
Lowell School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Lowell School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsLowell School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.380.35
Lowell School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
100%
37%
Lowell School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Lowell School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Missoula Elementary School District's student population of 5,255 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,185 in this district is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,072 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameMissoula Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed5,255101
Missoula Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$46 MM$2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,185$15,305
Missoula Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,072$14,876
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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