Ponderosa School

4188 King Ave East, Billings, MT 59101 | (406) 281-6218
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 372
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 415 North 30th Street, Billings, MT 59101
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 372
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 212 (57.0%)
  • Females: 160 (43.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 57 (15.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 214 (57.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 271 (72.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ponderosa School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian6818.3%
Black308.1%
Asian51.3%
Hispanic5414.5%
White21557.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ponderosa School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten8723.4%
1st Grade4913.2%
2nd Grade4812.9%
3rd Grade4812.9%
4th Grade4712.6%
5th Grade5514.8%
6th Grade3810.2%
Source: MT Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Ponderosa School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on CRT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

CRT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201044.0%65.0%69.0%
200942.0%63.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201077.0%81.0%84.0%
200959.0%82.0%85.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201045.0%68.0%69.0%
200944.0%72.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201066.0%80.0%83.0%
200972.0%83.0%81.0%
 
Science Test
201042.0%60.0%66.0%
200942.0%66.0%66.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201049.0%70.0%71.0%
200968.0%66.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201077.0%89.0%86.0%
200973.0%85.0%84.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.0%71.0%68.0%
200950.0%68.0%65.0%
 
Reading Test
201083.0%89.0%87.0%
200973.0%86.0%84.0%
 
Source: MT Department of Education 2009-2010

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