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Revision as of 11:27, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Montana
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Denise Juneau
Number of students: 142,349[1]
Number of teachers: 10,153
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14
Number of school districts: 500
Number of schools: 826
Graduation rate: 84%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,639[3]
See also
Montana Department of Education
Montana school districts
List of school districts in Montana
Montana
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Montana
Glossary of education terms

Montana is home to 500 school districts, 826 schools and 142,349 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Montana school districts by total student enrollment.[7]

Student enrollment
1.) Billings Elementary
2.) Great Falls Elementary
3.) Billings High
4.) Helena Elementary
5.) Missoula Elementary
6.) Bozeman Elementary
7.) Missoula High
8.) Great Falls High
9.) Helena High
10.) Butte Elementary

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Montana as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[8]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Montana as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[9]

Demographic information for Montana's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 16,530 11.61% 1.10%
Asian 1,212 0.85% 4.68%
African American 1,436 1.01% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 369 0.26% 0.42%
Hispanic 5,248 3.69% 24.37%
White 115,184 80.92% 51.21%
Two or more 2,370 1.66% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Montana school board elections, 2014

A total of one Montana school district among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for three seats. Billings Public Schools held its election on May 6, 2014.

The district listed below served 10,562 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[10] Click on the district name for more information on the district and its school board election.

2014 Montana School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Billings Public Schools 5/6/2014 3 9 10,562


See also

External links

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References

  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. Montana Office of Public Instruction, "Facts About Montana Education, September 2012," accessed August 6, 2013
  5. Montana Office of Public Instruction, "Home," accessed August 6, 2013
  6. Montana Board of Public Education, "Montana Board of Public Education Members," accessed August 6, 2013
  7. Montana Office of Public Instruction, "Montana Public School Enrollment Data, Fall 2011-12," accessed August 6, 2013
  8. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  9. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  10. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014