Chief Joseph Middle School

  • Chief Joseph Middle School serves 757 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Chief Joseph Middle School's student population of 757 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chief Joseph Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chief Joseph Middle School is 0.21, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#161 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
89%
79%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.210.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBozeman Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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