Bigfork Elementary School

  • Bigfork Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Bigfork Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bigfork Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bigfork Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#254 out of 573 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
91%
79%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bigfork Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.170.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bigfork Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBigfork Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bigfork Bigfork High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 299 students
    0.0 miles
    600 Commerce St
    Bigfork, MT 59911
    (406)837-7420
    0.0 9-12 299
  • Bigfork Swan River School
    Grades: PK-6 | 119 students
    3.1 miles
    1205 Swan Highway
    Bigfork, MT 59911
    (406)837-4528
    3.1 PK-6 119
  • Somers Somers Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 179 students
    6.9 miles
    315 School Addition Rd
    Somers, MT 59932
    (406)857-3661
    6.9 6-8 179
  • Somers Lakeside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
    7.6 miles
    255 Adams Street
    Somers, MT 59932
    (406)844-2208
    7.6 PK-5 359
  • Kalispell Creston School
    Grades: PK-6 | 96 students
    9.1 miles
    4495 Montana 35
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)755-2859
    9.1 PK-6 96

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