Newman School

  • Newman School serves 222 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Newman School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Newman School's student population of 222 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newman School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Newman School is 0.62, which is more 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#656 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
American Indian
10%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
15%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
58%
78%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Billings Washington School
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    1.0 miles
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    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 281-6221
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  • Billings Orchard School
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.2 miles
    120 Jackson Street
    Billings, MT 59101
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    1.2 PK-5 367
  • Billings Broadwater School
    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
    1.4 miles
    415 Broadwater
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 281-6207
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  • Billings Riverside Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 520 students
    1.4 miles
    3700 Madison Avenue
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 281-6000
    1.4 6-8 520

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