Orchard School

  • Orchard School serves 375 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Orchard School's student population of 375 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students375 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Orchard School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orchard School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orchard School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#542 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
17%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
22%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Orchard School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Orchard School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
49%
79%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orchard School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.670.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orchard School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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