Meadow Lark School

  • Meadow Lark School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Meadow Lark School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Meadow Lark School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meadow Lark School is ranked within the top 1% of all 573 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meadow Lark School is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank
1%
20%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
85%
79%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Falls Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    2.5 miles
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  • Great Falls Valley View School
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