Sandstone School

  • Sandstone School serves 404 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sandstone School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22%.

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School Overview

  • Sandstone School's student population of 404 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sandstone School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 717 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sandstone School is 0.41, 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 School Rank (16-17)#410 out of 717 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
5%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
76%
78%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sandstone School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.410.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Bench School
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