Billings Elem School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 10,980 students in Billings Elem School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Billings Elem School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Billings Elem School District are Central Heights School, Meadowlark School and Arrowhead School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Billings Elem School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is more than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Billings Elem School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Montana for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Billings Elem School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
28 Schools
830 Schools
# Students
10,980 Students
145,329 Students
# Teachers
744 Teachers
10,884 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Billings Elem School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 344 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#210 out of 349 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Billings Elem  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Billings Elem  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Billings Elem  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.45
0.38
# American Indian Students
874 Students
16,096 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
11%
# Asian Students
70 Students
1,054 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
940 Students
7,810 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
5%
# Black Students
133 Students
1,113 Students
% Black Students
1%
1%
# White Students
8,012 Students
112,795 Students
% White Students
73%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
47 Students
290 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
904 Students
6,169 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
320
# Students in K Grade:
1,163
11,670
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,178
10,943
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,194
10,815
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,120
10,838
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,168
11,066
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,206
10,964
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,208
11,502
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,368
11,900
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,375
11,636
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
11,969
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
11,206
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
10,661
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
9,839
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,221 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,073. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,891 is less than the state median of $16,964. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$123 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Billings Elem  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$120 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Billings Elem  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,221
$17,073
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Billings Elem  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,891
$16,964
This chart display average spending per public school student in Billings Elem  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Billings Elem School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Heights School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
120 Lexington
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6209
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #22.
Meadowlark School
Math: 70% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
221 29th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6213
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
Rank: #33.
Arrowhead School
Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2510 38th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6201
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #44.
Boulder School
Math: 63% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2202 32nd Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6206
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Alkali Creek School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
681 Alkali Creek Road
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Poly Drive School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2410 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6217
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #77.
Sandstone School
Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 Nutter Blvd
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6220
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #88.
Bitterroot School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 Bench Blvd
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6205
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #99.
Ben Steele Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5640 Grand Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 601-1600
Grades: 6-8
| 805 students
Rank: #1010.
Will James Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 30th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6100
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Burlington School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2135 Lewis Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6208
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Highland School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
729 Parkhill
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6211
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #1313.
Rose Park School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1812 19th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6219
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #1414.
Castle Rock Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Governors Blvd
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 681 students
Rank: #1515.
Eagle Cliffs Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Kootenai
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6210
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #1616.
Broadwater School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Broadwater
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6207
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #1717.
Big Sky Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3231 Granger Avenue East
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6204
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Bench School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
505 Milton Road
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6203
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Washington School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1044 Cook Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6221
Grades: PK-5
| 259 students
Rank: #2020.
Lewis & Clark Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1315 Lewis Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 726 students
Rank: #2121.
Medicine Crow Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Barrett Road
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 580 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Beartooth School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1345 Elaine Street
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6202
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Miles Avenue School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 Miles Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6214
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Mckinley School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
820 North 31st Street
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6212
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Newman School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
605 South Billings Blvd
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6215
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #2626.
Ponderosa School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4188 King Avenue East
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6218
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #2727.
Riverside Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3700 Madison Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 558 students
Rank: #2828.
Orchard School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Jackson Street
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6216
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Billings Elem School District
  • 415 North 30th Street, Billings, MT, 59101
  • (406) 281-5000
  • billingsschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 10,980 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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