Meadowlark School

  • Meadowlark School serves 493 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Meadowlark School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Meadowlark School's student population of 493 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meadowlark School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Meadowlark School is 0.29, which is less 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#88 out of 718 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
84%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    0.8 miles
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    (406) 281-5600
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    0.9 miles
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    (406) 281-6209
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  • Billings Burlington School
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    1.0 miles
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  • Billings Big Sky Elementary School
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    1.1 miles
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    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 281-6204
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