Ekalaka Elementary School District

111 W Speelmon St
Ekalaka, MT 59324
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 98 students in Ekalaka Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Ekalaka Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
2 Schools
831 Schools
# Students
98 Students
145,651 Students
# Teachers
11 Teachers
10,893 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Ekalaka Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 344 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#164 out of 340 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ekalaka Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ekalaka Elementary  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)
40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ekalaka Elementary  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
0.17
0.39
# American Indian Students
n/a
16,099 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
11%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,057 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
1 Student
8,121 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
5%
# Black Students
n/a
1,137 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
89 Students
113,566 Students
% White Students
91%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
290 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
6,174 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
332
# Students in K Grade:
7
11,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
16
10,948
# Students in 2nd Grade:
8
10,850
# Students in 3rd Grade:
16
10,868
# Students in 4th Grade:
8
11,101
# Students in 5th Grade:
14
11,004
# Students in 6th Grade:
5
11,547
# Students in 7th Grade:
14
11,945
# Students in 8th Grade:
10
11,686
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
11,984
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
11,206
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
10,661
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
9,839
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,439 is higher than the state median of $17,227. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,500 is less than the state median of $16,964. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$2 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ekalaka Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Ekalaka Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,439
$17,227
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ekalaka Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,500
$16,964
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ekalaka Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Ekalaka Elementary School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ekalaka Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
106 E Park St
Ekalaka, MT 59324
(406) 775-8765
Grades: PK-6
| 74 students
Rank: #22.
Ekalaka 7-8 Middle School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 W Speelmon
Ekalaka, MT 59324
(406) 775-8767
Grades: 7-8
| 24 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Enrollment: 98 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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