897 Lake Blaine Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Cayuse Prairie School serves 213 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Cayuse Prairie 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
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).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cayuse Prairie School's student population of 213 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Cayuse Prairie School is ranked within the top 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cayuse Prairie School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#339 out of 715 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%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
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
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

How many students attend Cayuse Prairie School?

213 students attend Cayuse Prairie School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Cayuse Prairie School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cayuse Prairie School?

Cayuse Prairie School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Cayuse Prairie School offer ?

Cayuse Prairie School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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