101 School Street
Chester, MT 59522
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Chester-joplin-inverness School serves 119 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Chester-joplin-inverness 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 30%) 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 55-59% (which is higher than 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 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Chester-joplin-inverness School's student population of 119 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Chester-joplin-inverness 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 Chester-joplin-inverness School is 0.24, 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 Data
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State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#245 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)
55-59%
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
2%
5%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
87%
78%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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