Jim Darcy School

990 Lincoln Road West
Helena, MT 59601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jim Darcy School serves 425 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jim Darcy School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Jim Darcy School's student population of 425 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

Jim Darcy School is ranked within the top 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jim Darcy School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#349 out of 715 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
91%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
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 Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jim Darcy School is Capital High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C R Anderson Middle School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rossiter School (3.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Helena Rossiter School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    3.1 miles
    1497 Sierra Road East
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1500
    3.1 PK-5 471
  • Helena Warren School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
    5.8 miles
    2690 Old York Road
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1600
    5.8 PK-5 326
  • Helena Four Georgians School Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 488 students
    6.1 miles
    555 Custer Avenue
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1300
    6.1 PK-5 488
  • Helena Capital High School Math: 38% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,357 student
    6.4 miles
    100 Valley Drive
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-2500
    6.4 9-12 1,357
  • Helena Broadwater School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
    7.1 miles
    900 Hollins
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1130
    7.1 PK-5 253

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