5305 3rd Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Chief Joseph School serves 302 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Chief Joseph School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Chief Joseph School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

Chief Joseph School's student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Chief Joseph 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 School is 0.46, which is more 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
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#65 out of 715 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
6%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
72%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 20%)

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