Cascade Colony School

508 Birdtail Road
Simms, MT 59477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Cascade Colony School serves 16 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Cascade Colony 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 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cascade Colony School's student population of 16 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students16 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cascade Colony School
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Cascade Colony School by grade.

School Comparison

Cascade Colony 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 Cascade Colony School is 0.00, 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%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Cascade Colony School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cascade Colony 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)
≥50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cascade Colony 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 Ratio8:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cascade Colony School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
11%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
1%
White
100%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cascade Colony 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%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cascade Colony School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score
0.000.37
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSun River Valley Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cascade Colony School is Simms High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sun River Middle School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fort Shaw Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simms Fort Shaw Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 109 students
    4.8 miles
    School Loop Road
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    4.8 PK-5 109
  • Simms Simms High School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    6.2 miles
    123 Walker Street
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    6.2 9-12 101
  • Simms Sun River Middle School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 49 students
    7.9 miles
    123 Walker Street
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    7.9 6-8 49
  • Ulm Fairhaven Colony Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 33 students
    9.3 miles
    9 Miles Sw Of Ulm
    Ulm, MT 59485
    (406) 866-3313
    9.3 PK-8 33
  • Cascade Cascade 7-8 Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 41 students
    12.8 miles
    321 Central Ave W
    Cascade, MT 59421
    (406) 468-2267
    12.8 7-8 41

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