West School

Serves grades PK - 2

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
502 Eighth Avenue
Laurel, MT 59044
Phone
(406) 628-6914
District
LAUREL ELEM
County
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
470
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

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(10 is best)

Better than ×% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

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(10 is best)

West School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46
Proficiency in Reading 50
Proficiency in Math 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.76
AVG FOR STATE 13.94
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 15 3.2%
Kindergarten 155 33.0%
Grade 1 158 33.6%
Grade 2 142 30.2%
Total 470 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.6% 90.9% 81.5%
Black 0.7% 0.6% 0.9%
Hispanic 7.9% 5.1% 4.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.4% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.4% 3.1% 12.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.3% 31.2% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.3% 26.6% 39.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 4.7% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,511 1,062,305
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 66.1 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.1% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.7% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.0% 27.1%
65 OR OLDER 17.7% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,653 424,697
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 8.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 93.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.2% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.3% 7.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.8% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.7% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.0% 19.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.7% 16.8%
$15,000 or less 6.6% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,278 $7,748,104 57.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $251 $368,468 2.7%
Staff $174 $255,432 1.9%
General Administration $123 $180,564 1.3%
School Administration $428 $628,304 4.6%
Operation $1,071 $1,572,228 11.6%
Transportation $244 $358,192 2.6%
Other $247 $362,596 2.7%
Total Support $2,537 $3,724,316 27.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,427 $2,094,836 15.4%
Total Expenditures $9,243 $13,568,724 100.0%
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%