Fortine School

358 Meadow Creek Rd.
Fortine, MT 59918
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fortine School serves 75 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Fortine School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 40-49% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Fortine School's student population of 75 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students75 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Fortine 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 Fortine School is 0.13, 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
#516 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)
40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
93%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFortine Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fortine School is Lincoln County High School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fortine 7-8 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trego School (3.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fortine Fortine 7-8 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 10 students
    0.4 miles
    358 Meadow Creek Road
    Fortine, MT 59918
    (406) 882-4531
    0.4 7-8 10
  • Trego Trego School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 15 students
    3.6 miles
    64 Loon Lake Rd
    Trego, MT 59934
    (406) 882-4713
    3.6 PK-8 15
  • Eureka Eureka Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 227 students
    10.2 miles
    235 7th St. E.
    Eureka, MT 59917
    (406) 297-5500
    10.2 PK-4 227
  • Eureka Eureka Middle School 5-8 Math: 28% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 207 students
    10.2 miles
    335 6th St E
    Eureka, MT 59917
    (406) 297-5600
    10.2 5-8 207
  • Eureka Lincoln County High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 291 students
    10.4 miles
    312 9th St
    Eureka, MT 59917
    (406) 297-5700
    10.4 9-12 291

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