Dodson 7-8

  • Dodson 7-8 serves 16 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dodson 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dodson 7-8's student population of 16 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 300% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students16 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dodson 7-8 is ranked within the top 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 Dodson 7-8 is 0.22, 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#253 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:114:1
American Indian
88%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
6%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dodson 7-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
33%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDodson K-12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dodson Dodson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students
    0.0 miles
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362
    0.0 9-12 27
  • Dodson Dodson School
    Grades: PK-6 | 42 students
    0.0 miles
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362
    0.0 PK-6 42
  • Malta Malta 6-7-8
    Grades: 6-8 | 112 students
    17.2 miles
    1 High School Lane
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2225
    17.2 6-8 112
  • Malta Malta High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 137 students
    17.2 miles
    1 High School Lane
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2002
    17.2 9-12 137
  • Malta Malta K-5
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    17.7 miles
    706 South 3rd Avenue East
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2320
    17.7 PK-5 231

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