Lakeside Elementary School

255 Adams Street
Somers, MT 59932
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Lakeside Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 50% in MT
  • : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lakeside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Lakeside Elementary School's student population of 300 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Lakeside Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lakeside Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
#266 out of 707 schools
(Top 50%)
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55-59%
36%
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45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lakeside Elementary School's ranking?
Lakeside Elementary School is ranked #266 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Lakeside Elementary School often compared to?
Lakeside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bigfork Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Lakeside Elementary School?
300 students attend Lakeside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Lakeside Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lakeside Elementary School?
Lakeside Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lakeside Elementary School offer ?
Lakeside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Lakeside Elementary School part of?
Lakeside Elementary School is part of Somers Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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