Chief Joseph Middle School
Chief Joseph Middle School serves 742 students in grades 6-8.
Chief Joseph Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 68% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 742 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 15%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in MT
- Math Proficiency: 53% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 68% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
Chief Joseph Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Chief Joseph Middle School's student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Chief Joseph Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Chief Joseph Middle School is 0.27, 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
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#64 out of 715 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
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