Jim Darcy School

  • Jim Darcy School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Jim Darcy School's student population of 407 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jim Darcy School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jim Darcy School is 0.13, 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#346 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
93%
79%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHelena Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Helena Capital High School
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    6.4 miles
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  • Helena Broadwater School
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    7.1 miles
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