1200 Lehman
Denton, MT 59430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Denton 7-8 serves 5 students in grades 7-8.
Denton 7-8 placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is equal to the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 5 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Denton 7-8's student population of 5 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
5 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Denton 7-8 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 Denton 7-8 is 0.57, which is more 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
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#248 out of 715 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
12:1
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American Indian
20%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
60%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
20%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
60%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 5 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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