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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Harlowton Elementary School District, serving 214 students. Harlowton Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Public schools in Harlowton Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Harlowton Elementary School District are Hillcrest School and Hillcrest 7-8. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Montana public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameHarlowton Elementary School District
School District Websitehttp://www.harlowton.k12.mt.us
School District Phone Number(406) 632-4822
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MT)
# of Schools2 Schools824 Schools
# of Students214 Students147,122 Students
# of Teachers20 Teachers10,494 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1

District Comparison

Harlowton Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 350 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#269 out of 350 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harlowton Elementary  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harlowton 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harlowton 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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.160.37
# of American Indian Students1 Student16,705 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
11%
# of Asian Studentsn/a1,123 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students13 Students6,836 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
5%
# of Black Students1 Student1,264 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# of White Students196 Students115,493 Students
% White Students
92%
78%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a335 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students3 Students5,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 943
# of Students in Kindergarten:2611,711
# of Students in 1st Grade:1811,414
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2811,153
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2211,569
# of Students in 4th Grade:2411,982
# of Students in 5th Grade:2711,729
# of Students in 6th Grade:2611,819
# of Students in 7th Grade:2111,250
# of Students in 8th Grade:2211,233
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 11,309
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 10,939
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 10,392
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 9,679
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,103 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,845. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,986 is less than the state median of $16,673. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MT)
Total Revenue$2 MM$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harlowton Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$2 MM$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Harlowton Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,103$16,845
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harlowton Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,986$16,673
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harlowton Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Harlowton Elementary School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hillcrest School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 B Avenue Ne
    Harlowton, MT 59036
    (406) 632-4361

    Grades: PK-8 | 182 students
  • Hillcrest 7-8 Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    304 Division St
    Harlowton, MT 59036
    (406) 632-4361

    Grades: 7-8 | 32 students
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