Lillian Peterson School

1119 2nd Street W
Kalispell, MT 59901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lillian Peterson School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 67% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lillian Peterson 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 10%) for the 2017-18 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 Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lillian Peterson School's student population of 457 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Lillian Peterson 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 Lillian Peterson 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
#67 out of 718 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
91%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
7%
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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

The nearest high school to Lillian Peterson School is Flathead High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kalispell Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elrod School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kalispell Elrod School
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    0.6 miles
    412 3rd Avenue W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3700
    0.6 PK-5 320
  • Kalispell Flathead High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,529 student
    0.6 miles
    644 4th Avenue West
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3500
    0.6 9-12 1,529
  • Kalispell Russell School
    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
    0.9 miles
    227 West Nevada
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3900
    0.9 PK-5 268
  • Kalispell Cornelius Hedges School
    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
    1.2 miles
    827 4th Avenue E
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-4090
    1.2 PK-5 376
  • Kalispell Kalispell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,052 student
    1.5 miles
    205 Nw Lane
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3800
    1.5 6-8 1,052

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