205 Commercial Street
Birney, MT 59012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Birney School serves 10 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 10 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Birney School's student population of 10 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
10 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Birney School is 0.42, which is more 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
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State Level (MT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birney 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)
(17-18)
≥50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birney 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 Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
30%
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Birney School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
1%
White
70%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Birney School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score
0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Birney School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 10 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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