Dixon Elementary School

  • Dixon Elementary School serves 48 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to 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.
  • Dixon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Dixon Elementary School's student population of 48 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dixon Elementary 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 Dixon Elementary School is 0.72, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#390 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
25%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
40%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
25%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
12%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDixon Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 7-8 | 8 students
    0.0 miles
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    Dixon, MT 59831
    (406) 246-3566
    0.0 7-8 8
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    10.7 miles
    300 Blaine
    Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
    (406) 745-3811
    10.7 PK-5 235
  • Saint Ignatius St Ignatius High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 138 students
    10.7 miles
    76 3rd Avenue
    Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
    (406) 745-3811
    10.7 9-12 138
  • Saint Ignatius St Ignatius Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
    10.7 miles
    76 3rd Avenue
    Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
    (406) 745-3811
    10.7 6-8 111
  • Charlo Charlo 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 29 students
    11.0 miles
    404 1st Ave West
    Charlo, MT 59824
    (406) 644-2206
    11.0 7-8 29

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