Kessler Elementary School

  • Kessler Elementary School serves 263 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 45-49% (which is lower 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 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

  • Kessler Elementary School's student population of 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kessler Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kessler Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. 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#384 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
5%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
91%
79%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kessler Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.170.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Four Georgians School
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