1406 Franklin
Fort Benton, MT 59442
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Fort Benton School serves 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Fort Benton School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Fort Benton School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Fort Benton School's student population of 172 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Benton School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Fort Benton School 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 Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#2 out of 715 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
88%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 50%)

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