Frontier School

  • Frontier School serves 122 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Frontier School's student population of 122 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students122 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frontier School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frontier School is 0.54, 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#482 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
57%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
37%
79%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frontier School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.540.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
49%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrontier Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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