Hellgate Middle School

  • Hellgate Middle School serves 461 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Hellgate Middle School's student population of 461 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hellgate Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hellgate Middle School is 0.29, which is less 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#202 out of 573 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
84%
79%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.290.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHellgate Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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