Malta K-5

  • Malta K-5 serves 231 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Malta K-5 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Malta K-5's student population of 231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Malta K-5 is ranked within the bottom 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 Malta K-5 is 0.33, 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#503 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
9%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
81%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Malta K-5. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.330.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMalta K-12 Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Malta K-5 is Malta High School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Malta 6-7-8 (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Malta Malta 6-7-8
    Grades: 6-8 | 112 students
    0.5 miles
    1 High School Lane
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2225
    0.5 6-8 112
  • Malta Malta High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 137 students
    0.5 miles
    1 High School Lane
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2002
    0.5 9-12 137
  • Dodson Dodson 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 16 students
    17.7 miles
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362
    17.7 7-8 16
  • Dodson Dodson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students
    17.7 miles
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362
    17.7 9-12 27
  • Dodson Dodson School
    Grades: PK-6 | 42 students
    17.7 miles
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362
    17.7 PK-6 42

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