Desmet School

  • Desmet School serves 88 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Desmet School's student population of 88 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desmet School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desmet School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#482 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
77%
79%
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Two or more races
15%
3%
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Diversity Score0.390.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desmet School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeSmet Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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