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 22% 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 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 289 students
Lowell School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lowell School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Lowell School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lowell School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Lowell School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
15%
11%
Lowell School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Lowell School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Lowell School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
1%
1%
Lowell School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
78%
80%
Lowell School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Lowell School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.37 0.20
Lowell School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
68%
34%
Lowell School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
7%
Lowell School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Missoula Elementary School District's student population of 5,069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,687 in this district is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,569 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Missoula Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 5,069 105
Missoula Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $46 MM $2 MM
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,687 $15,305
Missoula Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,569 $14,876
Missoula Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hellgate High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin School (1.6 miles away)
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  • MissoulaHellgate High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1247 students
    1.3 miles
    900 South Higgins
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)728-2402
    1.39-121247
  • Missoula Franklin School
    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students
    1.6 miles
    1901 South 10th West
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4020
    1.6PK-5255
  • MissoulaPaxson School
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    1.7 miles
    101 Evans
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4055
    1.7PK-5403
  • MissoulaWashington Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 550 students
    2 miles
    645 West Central Ave
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4085
    26-8550
  • MissoulaRattlesnake Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    2.1 miles
    1220 Pineview Dr
    MissoulaMT 59802
    (406)542-4050
    2.1PK-5467

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