West School

  • West School serves 470 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • West School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students470 students
This chart display total students of West School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in West School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West 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 West School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
87%
79%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in West School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.240.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurel Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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