Blue Creek School

  • Blue Creek School serves 193 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blue Creek School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Blue Creek School's student population of 193 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Creek 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 Blue Creek School is 0.19, 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#328 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
90%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Creek Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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