Fortine School

358 Meadow Creek Rd.
Fortine, MT 59918
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fortine School serves 62 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 62 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fortine School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Fortine School's student population of 62 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Fortine School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fortine School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#550 out of 707 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
97%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fortine School's ranking?
Fortine School is ranked #550 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Fortine School often compared to?
Fortine Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Trego School, Eureka Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Fortine School?
62 students attend Fortine School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Fortine School students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fortine School?
Fortine School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Fortine School offer ?
Fortine School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Fortine School part of?
Fortine School is part of Fortine Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 62 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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