$60,961 Average amount teachers make in Bozeman.
$36,500 Montana average wage in 2014. Weekly wage of $730 times 50 weeks
21 Days per year a substitute covered for the average Bozeman teacher.
$393.29 Teacher pay per day in the classroom.
$146.00 Montana average daily wage in 2013 ($730 per week/ 5 days)
- Students per teacher; ten states have a lower student-to-teacher ratio
142,349 Number of K-12 students in Montana
$10,710 Per pupil spending in Montana
0 Number of charter schools in Montana
8 States without charter schools
$1.79 billion Executive request for schools 2014-15 biennium, all funds
 BSD 7. AA districts would be higher than A, B and C districts. 2012-13 Teacher’s salaries, plus teacher coaching and curriculum development, of $23,259,991/ 393 FTE teachers= $59,185. Add 3% for 2013-14 contract= $60,961.
 Sick days, personal days, bereavement days, professional development, traveling with athletic or speech teams
 Contract of 185 days, less 9 PIR days, less 21 days of substitutes=155 days in the classroom. BSD paid $789,406.76 for teacher substitutes in 2012-13. Divide by $95 daily rate for a substitute=8,309 substitute days/ 393 FTE teachers= 21.1 substitute days per FTE teacher, or 11% of their contract.
 A slightly different number is given here: http://teaching.about.com/od/ProfilesInEducation/a/Montana-Education.htm
 The most per capita of any state, including other sparsely populated states. This site, http://proximityone.com/sdstate.htm, is the basis for per capita comparisons though it gives a different number of districts.