Kalispell Middle School

  • Kalispell Middle School serves 1,052 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kalispell Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Kalispell Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Kalispell Middle School's student population of 1,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,052 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kalispell Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kalispell Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kalispell Middle School is 0.15, 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#56 out of 718 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kalispell Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.150.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKalispell Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kalispell Russell School
    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
    1.0 miles
    227 West Nevada
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3900
    1.0 PK-5 268
  • Kalispell Edgerton School
    Grades: PK-5 | 600 students
    1.5 miles
    1400 Whitefish Stage
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-4040
    1.5 PK-5 600
  • Kalispell Lillian Peterson School
    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
    1.5 miles
    1119 2nd Street W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3737
    1.5 PK-5 457
  • Kalispell Elrod School
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    1.7 miles
    412 3rd Avenue W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3700
    1.7 PK-5 320
  • Kalispell Glacier High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,367 student
    1.7 miles
    375 Wolfpack Way
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 758-8600
    1.7 9-12 1,367

School Reviews

  3.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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Very good teachers and support. Uneducated adminastrator.
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My child went there for 3 years grade 6-8. My child went to high school clueless because they don't teach any history but MT history. They dont do fluency or reading, spelling, or anything. Many kids leave that school clueless
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I love kms!!!!!! it has so many fun things to do i hope that one day my kids can come to kms!!!!!! LOVE KMS!!!! you have alot help here at kms!!! They dont jsut give you your homework and say doo it they help you through it!!! Thanks kms!!!!
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