Fort Benton School

  • Fort Benton School serves 150 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

  • Fort Benton School's student population of 150 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students150 students
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers

School Comparison

  • Fort Benton School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Benton School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#24 out of 573 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
American Indian
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Fort Benton School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fort Benton School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Benton School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
90%
79%
Two or more races
5%
3%
Diversity Score0.190.36
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Benton School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Benton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Benton Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Fort Benton Fort Benton 7-8
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    0.3 miles
    1820 Washington
    Fort Benton, MT 59442
    (406)622-3213
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  • Carter Carter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 7 students
    13.6 miles
    438 2nd Ave.
    Carter, MT 59420
    (406)734-5387
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  • Highwood Highwood School
    Grades: PK-5 | 49 students
    17.2 miles
    160 West Street South
    Highwood, MT 59450
    (406)733-2081
    17.2 PK-5 49
  • Geraldine Geraldine School
    Grades: PK-6 | 39 students
    23.8 miles
    238 Brewster St
    Geraldine, MT 59446
    (406)737-4371
    23.8 PK-6 39
  • Floweree Benton Lake School
    Grades: PK-8 | 10 students
    30.4 miles
    17557 Bootlegger Trail
    Floweree, MT 59440
    (406)452-9023
    30.4 PK-8 10

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