411 B Street
Dixon, MT 59831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Dixon 7-8 serves 8 students in grades 7-8.
Dixon 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 4:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

School Overview

Dixon 7-8's student population of 8 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
8 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Dixon 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 Dixon 7-8 is 0.53, 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
#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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dixon 7-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
25%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
63%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dixon 7-8.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score
0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Dixon 7-8 and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dixon 7-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
33%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 1%)

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