Pioneer School

  • Pioneer School serves 49 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pioneer School 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 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Pioneer School's student population of 49 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pioneer School 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 Pioneer School is 0.32, 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#477 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
8%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pioneer School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
82%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pioneer School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.320.37
This chart display the diversity score of Pioneer School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pioneer School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePioneer Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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