Fort Shaw Elementary School

  • Fort Shaw Elementary School serves 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

  • Fort Shaw Elementary School's student population of 112 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Shaw Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Shaw Elementary School is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. 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#38 out of 573 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
6%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
85%
79%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSun River Valley Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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