Knees School

Knees School serves 12 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Knees School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.

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

School Overview

Knees School's student population of 12 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students12 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Knees School
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Knees School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Knees School is 0.00, 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
#225 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Knees School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Knees School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Knees School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Knees School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
11%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
1%
White
100%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Knees School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
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 Knees School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score
0.000.37
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnees Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Knees School is Conrad High School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Midway Colony (7.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dutton Midway Colony
    Grades: PK-8 | 16 students
    7.6 miles
    605 Healy Spring Rd.
    Dutton, MT 59433
    (406) 476-3201
    7.6 PK-8 16
  • Conrad Meadowlark School
    Grades: PK-3 | 153 students
    10.5 miles
    17 3rd Avenue Southwest
    Conrad, MT 59425
    (406) 278-5620
    10.5 PK-3 153
  • Conrad Utterback 4-6
    Grades: 4-6 | 121 students
    10.5 miles
    24 2nd Avenue Southwest
    Conrad, MT 59425
    (406) 278-3227
    10.5 4-6 121
  • Conrad Utterback 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 81 students
    10.5 miles
    24 2nd Avenue Southwest
    Conrad, MT 59425
    (406) 278-3227
    10.5 7-8 81
  • Conrad Conrad High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 143 students
    10.7 miles
    308 South Illinois St
    Conrad, MT 59425
    (406) 278-3285
    10.7 9-12 143

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