Poplar 5-6 School

  • Poplar 5-6 School serves 157 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Poplar 5-6 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 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Poplar 5-6 School's student population of 157 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplar 5-6 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 Poplar 5-6 School is 0.04, 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#714 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
98%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
2%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.040.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
7%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoplar Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Poplar Poplar 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 130 students
    0.0 miles
    400 4th Avenue West
    Poplar, MT 59255
    (406) 768-6730
    0.0 7-8 130
  • Poplar Poplar High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 223 students
    0.0 miles
    400 4th Avenue West
    Poplar, MT 59255
    (406) 768-6830
    0.0 9-12 223
  • Poplar Poplar School
    Grades: PK-4 | 420 students
    0.0 miles
    400 4th Avenue West
    Poplar, MT 59255
    (406) 768-6630
    0.0 PK-4 420
  • Brockton Barbara Gilligan 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 17 students
    13.5 miles
    540 5th St.
    Brockton, MT 59213
    (406) 786-3311
    13.5 7-8 17
  • Brockton Barbara Gilligan School
    Grades: PK-6 | 82 students
    13.5 miles
    530 5th St.
    Brockton, MT 59213
    (406) 786-3318
    13.5 PK-6 82

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