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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
62
Classroom Teachers
5

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

4

(10 is best)

Better than 34.7% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Bissell School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

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

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 28 47
Proficiency in Reading 25 54
Proficiency in Math 30 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.83
AVG FOR DISTRICT 8.75
AVG FOR STATE 13.99
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 8 12.9%
Grade 1 6 9.7%
Grade 2 17 27.4%
Grade 3 9 14.5%
Grade 4 7 11.3%
Grade 5 4 6.5%
Grade 6 11 17.7%
Total 62 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.1% 87.5% 81.6%
Black 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
Hispanic 10.2% 10.9% 4.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.7% 1.6% 11.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.4% 44.8% 29.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.3% 37.3% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 7.5% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,359 1,062,305
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3.1 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.4% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.6% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 9.5% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 435 423,240
Single Parent Households With Children 6.7% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.6% 93.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.6% 31.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.7% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.1% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.1% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.6% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.4% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 6.9% 11.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,213 $577,040 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $188 $15,040 1.4%
Staff $488 $39,040 3.7%
General Administration $25 $2,000 0.2%
School Administration $1,375 $110,000 10.4%
Operation $1,075 $86,000 8.1%
Transportation $1,375 $110,000 10.4%
Other $850 $68,000 6.4%
Total Support $5,375 $430,000 40.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $688 $55,040 5.2%
Total Expenditures $13,275 $1,062,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,522 $965,665,892 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $657 $97,213,465 5.2%
Staff $393 $58,197,300 3.1%
General Administration $348 $51,552,658 2.8%
School Administration $601 $88,958,364 4.8%
Operation $1,102 $163,126,420 8.8%
Transportation $523 $77,390,262 4.2%
Other $306 $45,293,842 2.4%
Total Support $3,929 $581,757,831 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,074 $307,152,026 16.6%
Total Expenditures $12,525 $1,854,576,037 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%

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