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Meadowlark School

Public | PK-6 | 579 students

 
 

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5 stars

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3 reviews of this school


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Posted February 18, 2013

Fabulous teachers, staff, and administrators. The teachers are innovative, imaginative, and care about the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2010

They are very vested in all the kids - not just the smart ones or children with problems.


Posted September 15, 2009

Administration and Staff are excellent! We are the 'Respect & Manners' school
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
n/a

2008

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students76%
Female74%
Male78%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic79%
Participates in free/reduced lunch75%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant77%

Reading

All Students90%
Female100%
Male80%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic89%
Participates in free/reduced lunch92%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students54%
Female56%
Male53%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic55%
Participates in free/reduced lunch48%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant54%

Reading

All Students76%
Female82%
Male68%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic73%
Participates in free/reduced lunch70%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English76%

Science

All Students58%
Female56%
Male61%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic59%
Participates in free/reduced lunch48%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English58%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students82%
Female81%
Male81%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic85%
Participates in free/reduced lunch59%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%

Reading

All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic95%
Participates in free/reduced lunch89%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities99%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students82%
Female72%
Male92%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic86%
Participates in free/reduced lunch79%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant82%

Reading

All Students95%
Female94%
Male96%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic98%
Participates in free/reduced lunch100%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 82%
American Indian/Alaska Native 5% 11%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Black 2% 1%
Asian 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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221 29th St West
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: (406) 281-6213

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