Creston Elem School District

4495 Montana 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Creston Elem School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Montana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public school serving 116 students in Creston Elem School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Montana.
Public School in Creston Elem School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Montana public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
1 School
833 Schools
# Students
116 Students
149,290 Students
# Teachers
10 Teachers
11,113 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Creston Elem School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 338 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 340 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Creston Elem  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Creston Elem  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Creston Elem  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.38
# American Indian Students
n/a
15,994 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
11%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,025 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
17 Students
8,352 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
5%
# Black Students
n/a
1,102 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
91 Students
115,913 Students
% White Students
78%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
283 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
7 Students
6,620 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3
419
# Students in K Grade:
15
12,862
# Students in 1st Grade:
17
11,175
# Students in 2nd Grade:
17
11,224
# Students in 3rd Grade:
16
11,162
# Students in 4th Grade:
17
11,204
# Students in 5th Grade:
20
11,403
# Students in 6th Grade:
11
11,228
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
11,740
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
12,102
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
12,173
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
11,749
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
10,745
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
10,104
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,845 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,851. The school district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,862 is less than the state median of $18,421. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue
$1 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Creston Elem  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Creston Elem  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,845
$19,851
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Creston Elem  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,862
$18,421
This chart display average spending per public school student in Creston Elem  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Creston Elem School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Creston School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4495 Montana 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-2859
Grades: PK-6
| 116 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Creston Elem School District?
Creston Elem School District manages 1 public schools serving 116 students.
What is the rank of Creston Elem School District?
Creston Elem School District is ranked #8 out of 338 school districts in Montana (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Montana school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Creston Elem School District?
78% of Creston Elem School District students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Creston Elem School District?
Creston Elem School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 13:1.
What is Creston Elem School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $9,862 is less than the state median of $18,421. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 1 school
  • Grades: PK-06
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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