Butte Elem School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,948 students in Butte Elem School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Butte Elem School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Butte Elem School District are Whittier School, Hillcrest School and Margaret Leary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Butte Elem School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Butte Elem School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
7 Schools
830 Schools
# Students
2,948 Students
145,329 Students
# Teachers
190 Teachers
10,884 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Butte Elem School District, which is ranked within the top 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
#113 out of 349 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Butte Elem  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Butte 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)
57%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Butte 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
0.25
0.38
# American Indian Students
50 Students
16,096 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
11%
# Asian Students
13 Students
1,054 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
207 Students
7,810 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
5%
# Black Students
10 Students
1,113 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
2,542 Students
112,795 Students
% White Students
86%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
290 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
123 Students
6,169 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
320
# Students in K Grade:
354
11,670
# Students in 1st Grade:
352
10,943
# Students in 2nd Grade:
306
10,815
# Students in 3rd Grade:
332
10,838
# Students in 4th Grade:
323
11,066
# Students in 5th Grade:
329
10,964
# Students in 6th Grade:
305
11,502
# Students in 7th Grade:
335
11,900
# Students in 8th Grade:
312
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 $10,460 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 $10,557 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)
$31 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Butte 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)
$31 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Butte 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
$10,460
$17,073
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Butte 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
$10,557
$16,964
This chart display average spending per public school student in Butte 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 Butte Elem School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whittier School
Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2500 Sherman
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2890
Grades: PK-6
| 423 students
Rank: #22.
Hillcrest School
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3000 Continental Drive
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2850
Grades: PK-6
| 413 students
Rank: #33.
Margaret Leary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1301 4 Mile Vue Rd
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2550
Grades: PK-6
| 365 students
Rank: #44.
West Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 S Emmett
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2700
Grades: PK-6
| 498 students
Rank: #55.
East Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Grand Avenue
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 647 students
Rank: #66.
Emerson School
Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1924 Phillips Ave
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2800
Grades: PK-6
| 366 students
Rank: #77.
Kennedy School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 N Emmett
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2450
Grades: PK-6
| 236 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Butte Elem School District
  • 111 North Montana, Butte, MT, 59701
  • (406) 533-2500
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 2,948 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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