1532 South 64 Street W
Billings, MT 59106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Elder Grove 7-8 serves 200 students in grades 6-8.
Elder Grove 7-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

School Overview

Elder Grove 7-8's student population of 200 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Elder Grove 7-8 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 Elder Grove 7-8 is 0.35, 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
#419 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
12:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
80%
78%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Top 30%)

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