Bissell School

Serves grades PK - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5955 Farm To Market Road
Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone
(406) 862-2828
District
OLNEY-BISSELL ELEM
County
FLATHEAD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
64
Classroom Teachers
7

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.1% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Bissell School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 48
Proficiency in Reading 25 49
Proficiency in Math 25 46

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 45
Proficiency in Reading 75 49
Proficiency in Math 25 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 8.86
AVG FOR DISTRICT 8.74
AVG FOR STATE 13.94
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 9 14.1%
Grade 1 14 21.9%
Grade 2 9 14.1%
Grade 3 8 12.5%
Grade 4 12 18.8%
Grade 5 5 7.8%
Grade 6 7 10.9%
Total 64 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.2% 87.7% 81.5%
Black 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
Hispanic 8.2% 6.8% 4.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 1.4% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.9% 4.1% 12.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.6% 68.8% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 59.4% 61.3% 39.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 7.5% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,424 1,050,493
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3.2 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.0% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.1% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.0% 27.1%
65 OR OLDER 9.3% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 445 419,975
Single Parent Households With Children 7.6% 8.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.8% 93.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.9% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.9% 7.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.5% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 23.1% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.1% 19.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.2% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 16.8%
$15,000 or less 6.3% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,558 $581,966 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $0 $0 0.0%
Staff $494 $38,038 3.7%
General Administration $26 $2,002 0.2%
School Administration $1,286 $99,022 9.5%
Operation $1,117 $86,009 8.3%
Transportation $1,364 $105,028 10.1%
Other $987 $75,999 7.3%
Total Support $5,273 $406,021 39.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $662 $50,974 4.9%
Total Expenditures $13,494 $1,039,038 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,611 $970,381,380 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $94,132,561 5.1%
Staff $409 $60,015,637 3.2%
General Administration $353 $51,760,480 2.8%
School Administration $608 $89,259,700 4.8%
Operation $1,115 $163,682,155 8.8%
Transportation $521 $76,422,586 4.1%
Other $305 $44,820,513 2.4%
Total Support $3,952 $580,102,912 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,064 $303,023,043 16.3%
Total Expenditures $12,627 $1,853,503,127 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%

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