520 32nd Street North
Great Falls, MT 59403
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Giant Springs Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Giant Springs 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 40% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Giant Springs Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Giant Springs Elementary School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Giant Springs Elementary 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 Giant Springs Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#520 out of 707 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
9%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
73%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Giant Springs Elementary School's ranking?

Giant Springs Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).

How many students attend Giant Springs Elementary School?

405 students attend Giant Springs Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

73% of Giant Springs Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Giant Springs Elementary School?

Giant Springs Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Giant Springs Elementary School offer ?

Giant Springs Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Giant Springs Elementary School part of?

Giant Springs Elementary School is part of Great Falls Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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