Custer School

  • Custer School serves 49 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Custer School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Custer School's student population of 49 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Custer School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Custer School is 0.04, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#582 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
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11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
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5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
98%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.040.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCuster K-12 Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Custer Custer 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 13 students
    0.0 miles
    304 4th Avenue
    Custer, MT 59024
    (406) 856-4117
    0.0 7-8 13
  • Custer Custer High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    0.0 miles
    304 4th Avenue
    Custer, MT 59024
    (406) 856-4117
    0.0 9-12 19
  • Hysham Hysham 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 4 students
    19.3 miles
    115 Summit Street
    Hysham, MT 59038
    (406) 342-5237
    19.3 7-8 4
  • Hysham Hysham High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 11 students
    19.3 miles
    115 Summit Street
    Hysham, MT 59038
    (406) 342-5237
    19.3 9-12 11
  • Hysham Hysham School
    Grades: PK-6 | 35 students
    19.3 miles
    115 Summit Street
    Hysham, MT 59038
    (406) 342-5237
    19.3 PK-6 35

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