Kalispell Middle School

Tel: (406)751-3800
Grades: 6-8

1,047 students

Kalispell Middle School serves 1,047 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MT average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Kalispell Middle School operates within the Kalispell Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 1047 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,047 students
Kalispell Middle School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Kalispell Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Kalispell Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 11:1
Kalispell Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
1%
12%
Kalispell Middle School American Indian (1995-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Kalispell Middle School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Kalispell Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Kalispell Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
94%
81%
Kalispell Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kalispell Middle School Sch Ethnicity Kalispell Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.33
Kalispell Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
33%
Kalispell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Kalispell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,285 students has grown by 877% over five years.
School District Name Kalispell Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,285 103
Kalispell Elementary School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $2 MM
Kalispell Elementary School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $1 MM
Kalispell Elementary School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $70,967 $13,611
Kalispell Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $70,813 $13,259
Kalispell Elementary School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Glacier High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Evergreen 5-6 School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Russell School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kalispell Russell School
    227 West Nevada
    Kalispell , MT , 59901
    (406)751-3900
    1  mi  |  290  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kalispell Edgerton School
    1400 Whitefish Stage
    Kalispell , MT , 59901
    (406)751-4040
    1.5  mi  |  561  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kalispell Lillian Peterson School
    1119 2nd St West
    Kalispell , MT , 59901
    (406)751-3737
    1.5  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kalispell Glacier High School
    375 Wolfpack Way
    Kalispell , MT , 59901
    (406)758-8600
    1.7  mi  |  1268  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Kalispell Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Elrod School
    412 3rd Ave West
    Kalispell , MT , 59901
    (406)751-3700
    1.7  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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