Billings Elementary School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 11,294 students in Billings Elementary 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 Elementary 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 Elementary 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 Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Billings Elementary 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 Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
28 Schools
825 Schools
# Students
11,294 Students
147,122 Students
# Teachers
722 Teachers
10,494 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Billings Elementary 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 2018-2019 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 Elementary  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 Elementary  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 Elementary  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
0.44
0.37
# American Indian Students
760 Students
16,705 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
11%
# Asian Students
55 Students
1,123 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,026 Students
6,836 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
5%
# Black Students
137 Students
1,264 Students
% Black Students
1%
1%
# White Students
8,336 Students
115,493 Students
% White Students
74%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
45 Students
335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
935 Students
5,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
943
# Students in K Grade:
1,219
11,711
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,223
11,414
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,224
11,153
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,217
11,569
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,270
11,982
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,300
11,729
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,261
11,819
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,275
11,250
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,305
11,233
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
11,309
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
10,939
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
10,392
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
9,679
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,909 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,300. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,588 is less than the state median of $17,245. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue
$123 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Billings Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$120 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Billings Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,909
$17,300
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Billings Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,588
$17,245
This chart display average spending per public school student in Billings Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Billings Elementary 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-6
| 267 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-6
| 493 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
| 434 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-6
| 428 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
| 334 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-6
| 342 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
| 404 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
| 369 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
| 745 students
Rank: #1010.
Will James Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1200 30th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6100
Grades: 6-8
| 522 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-6
| 227 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-6
| 292 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-6
| 255 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
| 582 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
| 374 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
| 373 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-6
| 407 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
| 385 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Washington School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1044 Cook Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6221
Grades: PK-6
| 296 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
| 768 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
| 704 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
| 385 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-6
| 267 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Mckinley School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
820 North 31st Street
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6212
Grades: PK-5
| 263 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-6
| 222 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-6
| 269 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
| 520 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
| 367 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 11,294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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