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Pine Butte Elementary Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (406) 748-4699

2800 Durango Drive

Colstrip, Montana


About Pine Butte Elementary Sch
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Pine Butte Elementary Sch is one of 2 schools found in the Colstrip Elem district of Montana.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 273 students - compared to other schools in Montana, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Pine Butte Elementary Sch is $56,066, which is higher than the Montana state average of $47,938.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Pine Butte Elementary Sch 273$4,81713$56,0660.58
Colstrip High School (0.58 miles) 204$14411$62,3620.58
Frank Brattin Middle Schl (1.77 miles) 142$15,13012$50,5340.61
Lame Deer 7-8 (19.5 miles) 85$14112$35,0000.05
Lame Deer School (20.07 miles) 360$8314$36,8420.12
Lame Deer High School (22.06 miles) 136$14713$36,3640.10

Pine Butte Elementary Sch

Number of pupils273
Funding per pupil$4,817
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$56,066
Diversity index0.58

Colstrip High School (0.58 miles)

Number of pupils204
Funding per pupil$144
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$62,362
Diversity index0.58

Frank Brattin Middle Schl (1.77 miles)

Number of pupils142
Funding per pupil$15,130
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$50,534
Diversity index0.61

Lame Deer 7-8 (19.5 miles)

Number of pupils85
Funding per pupil$141
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$35,000
Diversity index0.05

Lame Deer School (20.07 miles)

Number of pupils360
Funding per pupil$83
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$36,842
Diversity index0.12

Lame Deer High School (22.06 miles)

Number of pupils136
Funding per pupil$147
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$36,364
Diversity index0.10
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Rankings within Montana
There are 830 schools in Montana. Rankings don't always go up to 830 because some schools have missing data.
201stlargest school
151sthighest number of FTE teachers
465thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
196thhighest average teaching salary
525thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
159thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
24thhighest diversity index
583rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Minimum instructional hours unknown.

Kindergarten: Unknown

1st Grade - 11th Grade: Unknown

12th Grade: Unknown

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