1440 Nutter Blvd
Billings, MT 59101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sandstone School serves 404 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sandstone School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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 Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Sandstone School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sandstone School is 0.42, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#367 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
5%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
75%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Top 20%)

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