Lower Grade Hellgate

  • Lower Grade Hellgate serves 1,010 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (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 60% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Lower Grade Hellgate's student population of 1,010 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,010 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lower Grade Hellgate
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lower Grade Hellgate's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lower Grade Hellgate is 0.24, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. 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#308 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lower Grade Hellgate 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lower Grade Hellgate and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
87%
79%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lower Grade Hellgate and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lower Grade Hellgate.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.240.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lower Grade Hellgate and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lower Grade Hellgate and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHellgate Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Missoula Hellgate Middle School
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    0.0 miles
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  • Missoula Hawthorne School
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    1.7 miles
    2835 South 3rd West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406)542-4025
    1.7 PK-5 415
  • Missoula Lowell School
    Grades: PK-5 | 266 students
    2.4 miles
    1200 Sherwood
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406)542-4040
    2.4 PK-5 266
  • Missoula Franklin School
    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students
    2.5 miles
    1901 South 10th West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406)542-4020
    2.5 PK-5 255
  • Missoula Big Sky High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1138 students
    2.8 miles
    3100 South Avenue West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406)728-2401
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