Big Sky School

1657 Merriweather Road
Browning, MT 59417
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Big Sky School serves 22 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Big Sky School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Big Sky School's student population of 22 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students22 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Sky School is ranked within the top 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Big Sky School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#253 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Sky School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Sky School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:114:1
American Indian
n/a
11%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
1%
White
100%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Big Sky School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Sky School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.000.37
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrowning Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Browning Glendale School
    Grades: PK-8 | 17 students
    10.2 miles
    2151 Chaulk Butte Road
    Browning, MT 59417
    (406) 336-2635
    10.2 PK-8 17
  • Cut Bank Mountain View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 20 students
    12.5 miles
    Pardue Road-seville
    Cut Bank, MT 59427
    (406) 336-2433
    12.5 PK-8 20
  • Browning Browning Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 322 students
    22.7 miles
    112 First Ave South West
    Browning, MT 59417
    (406) 338-3490
    22.7 2-3 322
  • Browning Napi School
    Grades: 4-6 | 424 students
    22.7 miles
    112 1st Ave. Se
    Browning, MT 59417
    (406) 338-2735
    22.7 4-6 424
  • Browning Kw-vc Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 351 students
    22.8 miles
    210 1st Ave Sw
    Browning, MT 59417
    (406) 338-2756
    22.8 PK-1 351

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