Hellgate Middle School

2375 Flynn Lane
Missoula, MT 59808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hellgate Middle School serves 345 students in grades 7-8.
Hellgate Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hellgate Middle School's student population of 345 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Hellgate Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Hellgate Middle School is 0.27, 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
#172 out of 707 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
85%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
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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 Hellgate Middle School's ranking?
Hellgate Middle School is ranked #172 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Hellgate Middle School often compared to?
Hellgate Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Frenchtown 6-8, Porter Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Hellgate Middle School?
345 students attend Hellgate Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Hellgate Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hellgate Middle School?
Hellgate Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hellgate Middle School offer ?
Hellgate Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Hellgate Middle School part of?
Hellgate Middle School is part of Hellgate Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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