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Overview

Public Schools Overview Montana School Districts by City
Number Of Students 144,140
Number Of Montana Schools 826
Number Of Montana School Districts 499
Spending Per Student $11,644

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 84.8388729206313
4th Grade 82.5232576373112
5th Grade 85.0199499905883
6th Grade 86.0940394010833
7th Grade 82.9911368199699
8th Grade 83.3086603312601
10th Grade 82.5467892425906

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 69.7557952178645
4th Grade 67.5724030805351
5th Grade 70.0479941839244
6th Grade 64.7515623614509
7th Grade 69.5921512936112
8th Grade 62.8225078408278
10th Grade 56.1686529716167

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 80.0% 50.9%
Black 0.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 4.1% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 11.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 41.4% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.3% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 11.4% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 13.98
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Montana Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,032,949 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 7 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.1% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 18.9% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 30.8% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 28.5% 26.4%
65 Or Older 15.7% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 411,530 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.4% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.1% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 5.7% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 10.5% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.1% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.5% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.3% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,289 $906,467,000 54.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $664 $95,762,000 5.7%
Staff $404 $58,233,000 3.5%
General Administration $326 $47,037,000 2.8%
School Administration $580 $83,643,000 5.0%
Operation $1,036 $149,347,000 8.9%
Transportation $521 $75,159,000 4.5%
Other $249 $35,865,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,781 $545,046,000 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,574 $226,827,000 13.5%
Total Expenditures $11,644 $1,678,340,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%