West School

502 Eighth Avenue
Laurel, MT 59044
(School attendance zone shown in map)
West School serves 253 students in grades 1-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

West School's student population of 253 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-2
Total Students
253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of West School is 0.25, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
86%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

How many students attend West School?
253 students attend West School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of West School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West School?
West School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does West School offer ?
West School offers enrollment in grades 1-2
What school district is West School part of?
West School is part of Laurel Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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