Morning Star School

830 Arnold St
Bozeman, MT 59771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Morning Star School serves 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Morning Star School's student population of 440 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Morning Star School is ranked within the top 1% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Morning Star School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#3 out of 707 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Morning Star School's ranking?
Morning Star School is ranked #3 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Morning Star School often compared to?
Morning Star Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Longfellow School, Emily Dickinson School, Hyalite Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Morning Star School?
440 students attend Morning Star School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Morning Star School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Morning Star School?
Morning Star School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Morning Star School offer ?
Morning Star School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Morning Star School part of?
Morning Star School is part of Bozeman Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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