Morning Star School

  • Morning Star School serves 499 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 89% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Morning Star School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Morning Star School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morning Star School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Morning Star School is 0.13, 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#1 out of 718 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
93%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBozeman Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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