Montana State Information

Where Montana Ranks
Montana National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $7,772 $7,734 25
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 18.2 21.2 7
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $23,052 $29,564 51
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $35,754 $45,771 47
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 78 %71 % 15
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • 80 %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Brian Schweitzer (D)
    Education Superintendent: Linda McCulloch
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 149,995
    No. of Districts: 452
    No. of Public Schools: 870
    No. of Public School Teachers: 10,362
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: 1.1
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 85.4
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 31.9%
    Students With Disabilities: 12.8%
    English-Language Learners: 4.4%

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