Poplar School

  • Poplar School serves 420 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Poplar 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 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Poplar School's student population of 420 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplar 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 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#707 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
98%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
n/a
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
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

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    Grades: 5-6 | 157 students
    0.0 miles
    400 4th Avenue West
    Poplar, MT 59255
    (406) 768-6730
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  • 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
  • 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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