Polson Middle School

1602 2nd Street West
Polson, MT 59860
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Polson Middle School serves 524 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Polson Middle School's student population of 524 students has grown by 109% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 88% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Polson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polson Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#424 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
35%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
62%
79%
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Diversity Score0.500.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolson Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Polson Polson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 475 students
    0.1 miles
    1712 2nd Street West
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406)883-6351
    0.1 9-12 475
  • Polson Cherry Valley School
    Grades: PK-1 | 219 students
    0.5 miles
    107 8th Avenue West
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406)883-6333
    0.5 PK-1 219
  • Polson Linderman School
    Grades: 2-4 | 408 students
    0.8 miles
    312 4th Avenue East
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406)883-6229
    0.8 2-4 408
  • Ronan Pablo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 205 students
    6.0 miles
    42080 4th Ave. E.
    Ronan, MT 59864
    (406)676-3390
    6.0 PK-4 205
  • Pablo Two Eagle River School
    Grades: 8-12 | 122 students
    6.2 miles
    Po Box 160
    Pablo, MT 59855
    (406)675-0292
    6.2 8-12 122

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