Fort Shaw Elementary School

School Loop Road
Simms, MT 59477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Shaw Elementary School serves 109 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fort Shaw Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Fort Shaw Elementary School's student population of 109 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Fort Shaw Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fort Shaw Elementary School is 0.31, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#373 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
5%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
5%
1%
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White
83%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSun River Valley Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fort Shaw Elementary School is Simms High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cascade Colony School (4.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simms Cascade Colony School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 16 students
    4.8 miles
    508 Birdtail Road
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5104
    4.8 PK-8 16
  • Simms Sun River Middle School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 49 students
    4.9 miles
    123 Walker Street
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    4.9 6-8 49
  • Simms Simms High School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    5.1 miles
    123 Walker Street
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    5.1 9-12 101
  • Fairfield Greenfield 7-8 Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 10 students
    9.1 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    9.1 7-8 10
  • Fairfield Greenfield School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 79 students
    9.1 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    9.1 PK-6 79

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