306 Railroad Ave
Alberton, MT 59820
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Alberton School serves 94 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Alberton School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alberton School's student population of 94 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Alberton School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alberton School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#508 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
11%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
88%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
25%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

How many students attend Alberton School?

94 students attend Alberton School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

88% of Alberton School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Alberton School?

Alberton School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Alberton School offer ?

Alberton School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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