Box Elder 7-8

  • Box Elder 7-8 serves 67 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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Box Elder 7-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Box Elder 7-8's student population of 67 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Box Elder 7-8's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Box Elder 7-8 is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#547 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
99%
11%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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White
1%
79%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Box Elder 7-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.020.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Box Elder 7-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBox Elder 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
  • Box Elder Box Elder School
    Grades: PK-6 | 261 students
    0.0 miles
    205 Main Street
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)352-3222
    0.0 PK-6 261
  • Big Sandy Big Sandy High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 49 students
    10.7 miles
    398 First Ave
    Big Sandy, MT 59520
    (406)378-2502
    10.7 9-12 49
  • Big Sandy F E Miley School
    Grades: PK-6 | 94 students
    11.0 miles
    342 Vernon Ave
    Big Sandy, MT 59520
    (406)378-2406
    11.0 PK-6 94
  • Box Elder Rocky Boy 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 72 students
    11.1 miles
    81 Mission Taylor Road
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)395-4270
    11.1 7-8 72
  • Box Elder Rocky Boy School
    Grades: PK-8 | 327 students
    11.1 miles
    81 Mission Taylor Road
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)395-4474
    11.1 PK-8 327

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