Meadowlark School

221 29th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 524 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Meadowlark School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 10% in MT
  • : 64% (Top 5%)
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Meadowlark School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Meadowlark School's student population of 524 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Meadowlark School ranks within the top 10% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Meadowlark School is 0.27, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
#54 out of 707 schools
(Top 10%)
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64%
36%
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57%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
85%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meadowlark School's ranking?
Meadowlark School is ranked #54 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Meadowlark School often compared to?
Meadowlark Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Heights School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Meadowlark School?
524 students attend Meadowlark School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Meadowlark School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meadowlark School?
Meadowlark School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Meadowlark School offer ?
Meadowlark School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Meadowlark School part of?
Meadowlark School is part of Billings Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 64% (Top 5%)
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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