411 B Street
Dixon, MT 59831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dixon Elementary School serves 48 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
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).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Dixon Elementary School's student population of 48 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Dixon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 715 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%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
12%
10%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 48 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 1%)

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