Desmet 7-8

6355 Padre Lane
Missoula, MT 59808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Desmet 7-8 serves 27 students in grades 7-8.
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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Desmet 7-8 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 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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Desmet 7-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

Desmet 7-8's student population of 27 students has grown by 68% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Desmet 7-8 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 Desmet 7-8 is 0.27, 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
#477 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)
40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
85%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesmet Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desmet 7-8 is Big Sky High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hellgate Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desmet School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Missoula Desmet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 83 students
    0.0 miles
    6355 Padre Lane
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 549-4994
    0.0 PK-6 83
  • Missoula Hellgate Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 499 students
    3.3 miles
    2385 Flynn Lane
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 721-2452
    3.3 6-8 499
  • Missoula Lower Grade Hellgate
    Grades: PK-5 | 952 students
    3.3 miles
    2385 Flynn Lane
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 721-2160
    3.3 PK-5 952
  • Missoula Hawthorne School
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    4.9 miles
    2835 South 3rd West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4025
    4.9 PK-5 371
  • Missoula Lowell School
    Grades: PK-5 | 287 students
    5.4 miles
    1200 Sherwood
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4040
    5.4 PK-5 287

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