2600 Grand Avenue
Butte, MT 59701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
East Middle School serves 647 students in grades 7-8.
East Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

East Middle School's student population of 647 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

East Middle 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 East Middle School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#387 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
88%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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