Townsend 7-8 Middle School

Townsend 7-8 Middle School serves 98 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MT average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Townsend 7-8 Middle School operates within the Townsend K-12 s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 98 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 98 students
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Townsend 7-8 Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Townsend 7-8 Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
1%
11%
Townsend 7-8 Middle School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
93%
80%
Townsend 7-8 Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Townsend 7-8 Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.13 0.20
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
28%
34%
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
15%
7%
Townsend 7-8 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 636 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,097 is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,858 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Townsend K-12 s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 636 105
Townsend K-12 s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $2 MM
Townsend K-12 s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $7 MM $2 MM
Townsend K-12 s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,097 $15,305
Townsend K-12 s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,858 $14,876
Townsend K-12 s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Broadwater High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clancy 7-8 Middle School (24.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cecelia Hazelton School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TownsendBroadwater High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students201 North Spruce
    TownsendMT 59644
    (406)441-3430
    09-12202
  • TownsendCecelia Hazelton School
    Grades: PK-6 | 336 students201 North Spruce
    TownsendMT 59644
    (406)441-3431
    0PK-6336
  • ClancyClancy 7-8 Middle School
    24.6 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 50 students18 Clancy Creek Rd
    ClancyMT 59634
    (406)933-5575
    24.67-850
  • ClancyClancy School
    24.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 195 students18 Clancy Creek Rd
    ClancyMT 59634
    (406)933-5575
    24.6PK-6195
  • ClancyMontana City Middle School
    24.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 158 students11 Mcclellan Creek Rd
    ClancyMT 59634
    (406)442-6779
    24.76-8158

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