Cardwell School

  • Cardwell School serves 46 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cardwell School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Cardwell School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Cardwell School's student population of 46 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students46 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cardwell School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Cardwell School is 0.12, 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#120 out of 718 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cardwell School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.120.37
This chart display the diversity score of Cardwell School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
26%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCardwell Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    7.1 miles
    401 N Division
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    (406) 287-3882
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  • Whitehall Whitehall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
    7.1 miles
    309 N Division
    Whitehall, MT 59759
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    7.1 PK-5 182
  • Whitehall Whitehall High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    7.1 miles
    1 W Yellowstone
    Whitehall, MT 59759
    (406) 287-3862
    7.1 9-12 136
  • Harrison Harrison 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 8 students
    13.6 miles
    120 Harrison St
    Harrison, MT 59735
    (406) 685-3428
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  • Harrison Harrison High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
    13.6 miles
    120 Harrison St
    Harrison, MT 59735
    (406) 685-3428
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