Cayuse Prairie School

897 Lake Blaine Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 220 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Cayuse Prairie School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 220 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 50% in MT
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cayuse Prairie School's student population of 220 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
220 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Cayuse Prairie School ranks within the top 50% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cayuse Prairie School is 0.10, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
#291 out of 707 schools
(Top 50%)
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40-44%
36%
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50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
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
95%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cayuse Prairie School's ranking?
Cayuse Prairie School is ranked #291 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Cayuse Prairie School often compared to?
Cayuse Prairie Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Creston School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Cayuse Prairie School?
220 students attend Cayuse Prairie School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Cayuse Prairie School students are White, 3% 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 14:1, 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
What school district is Cayuse Prairie School part of?
Cayuse Prairie School is part of Cayuse Prairie Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 220 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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