Kalispell Elem School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,883 students in Kalispell Elem School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Kalispell Elem School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kalispell Elem School District are Russell School, Kalispell Middle School and Edgerton School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kalispell Elem School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Kalispell Elem School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
7 Schools
830 Schools
# Students
2,883 Students
145,329 Students
# Teachers
208 Teachers
10,884 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Kalispell Elem School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 344 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#32 out of 349 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kalispell Elem  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kalispell 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kalispell 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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.38
# American Indian Students
44 Students
16,096 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
11%
# Asian Students
35 Students
1,054 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
124 Students
7,810 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
5%
# Black Students
11 Students
1,113 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
2,525 Students
112,795 Students
% White Students
88%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
290 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
137 Students
6,169 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
320
# Students in K Grade:
337
11,670
# Students in 1st Grade:
303
10,943
# Students in 2nd Grade:
320
10,815
# Students in 3rd Grade:
289
10,838
# Students in 4th Grade:
301
11,066
# Students in 5th Grade:
303
10,964
# Students in 6th Grade:
326
11,502
# Students in 7th Grade:
365
11,900
# Students in 8th Grade:
339
11,636
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
11,969
# 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 $12,585 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,073. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,778 is less than the state median of $16,964. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$36 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kalispell Elem  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)
$48 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Kalispell Elem  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
$12,585
$17,073
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kalispell Elem  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
$16,778
$16,964
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kalispell Elem  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 Kalispell Elem School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Russell School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
227 West Nevada
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #22.
Kalispell Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
205 Nw Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,030 students
Rank: #33.
Edgerton School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1400 Whitefish Stage
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4040
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #44.
Lillian Peterson School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1119 2nd Street W
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3737
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #55.
Cornelius Hedges School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
827 4th Avenue E
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4090
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #66.
Jeannette Rankin Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2155 Airport Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #77.
Elrod School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
412 3rd Avenue W
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 197 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Kalispell Elem School District
  • 233 First Ave East, Kalispell, MT, 59901
  • (406) 751-3434
  • sd5.k12.mt.us
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 2,883 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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