Birney School

205 Commercial Street
Birney, MT 59012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Birney School serves 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Birney School placed in the top 30% 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 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 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Birney School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

Birney School's student population of 15 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Rankings

Birney School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Birney School is 0.32, 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
#171 out of 718 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
20%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
1%
White
80%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.37
This chart display the diversity score of Birney School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirney Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Birney School is Lame Deer High School (21.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Spring Creek School (21.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decker Spring Creek School
    Grades: PK-8 | 7 students
    21.5 miles
    Lakeshore Drive
    Decker, MT 59025
    (406) 757-2515
    21.5 PK-8 7
  • Lame Deer Lame Deer 7-8 Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 93 students
    21.8 miles
    South Highway 39
    Lame Deer, MT 59043
    (406) 477-8900
    21.8 7-8 93
  • Lame Deer Lame Deer High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    21.8 miles
    3 Mi South Of Lame Deer
    Lame Deer, MT 59043
    (406) 477-8900
    21.8 9-12 152
  • Ashland Ashland 7-8 Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 11 students
    23.3 miles
    8 Old Mission Road
    Ashland, MT 59003
    (406) 784-2568
    23.3 7-8 11
  • Ashland Ashland School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 61 students
    23.3 miles
    8 Old Mission Road
    Ashland, MT 59003
    (406) 784-2568
    23.3 PK-6 61

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