106 E Park St
Ekalaka, MT 59324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ekalaka Elementary School serves 63 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ekalaka Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Ekalaka Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Ekalaka Elementary School's student population of 63 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Ekalaka Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ekalaka Elementary School is 0.04, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#116 out of 715 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
98%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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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: 63 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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