Fort Smith School

  • Fort Smith School serves 36 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Fort Smith School's student population of 36 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Smith School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Smith School is 0.48, which is more 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#124 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
67%
11%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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White
28%
79%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Smith School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.480.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Smith School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHardin Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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