U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Montana
http://www.metnet.state.mt.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,974

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
459

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
366 220 177 119 882

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
0

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Other
4,827 1,985 3,305 240 10,358

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
116,156 106,899
9-12
(CCD)
46,370 50,159
Total
(CCD)
163,020 157,556
Pre-K
(by state definition)
494 498

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 45%, Local 35%, Federal 11%, Intermediate, 9%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 15,613 16,377
  10% 10%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,281 1,383
  1% 1%
Black 791 883
  * 1%
Hispanic 2,255 2,658
  1% 2%
White 143,080 136,255
  88% 86%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
15,554 16,601
10% 10%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
7,950 4,016
5% 3%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,381 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 398 schools; 35% to 49%, 187 schools; 50% to 74%, 121 schools; 75% to 100%, 56 schools

*120 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
School accrediation process; State assessment system participation

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Under development

Indicators for School Accountability
Assessment scores

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Average score on reading and math above 41st percentile for two consecutive years


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 114 519 633
  18% 82% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 76 495 571
  67% 95% 90%
School in Need of Improvement 37 23 60
  32% 4% 9%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$28,039,831

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 37% 38%
Basic level and above 73% 83%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 25% 36%
Basic level and above 73% 81%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Multiple NRTs from approved list
State Definition of "Proficient" n/a

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Information not available for reporting this school year.

A variety of tests were used throughout the state, making statewide student proficiency scores unavailable.

Elementary School

Reading/Language Arts
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

Mathematics
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        
Students with Disabilities        

Middle School

Reading/Language Arts
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

 

Mathematics
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

 

High School

Reading/Language Arts
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

 

Mathematics
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
5,398 6,355
56% 60%

Sources


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