Riverside Middle School

  • Riverside Middle School serves 520 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 31% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Riverside Middle 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Riverside Middle School's student population of 520 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside Middle 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 Riverside Middle School is 0.65, which is more 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#636 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
16%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
19%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
53%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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