Ryegate School

  • Ryegate School serves 39 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ryegate 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 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Ryegate School's student population of 39 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students39 students
This chart display total students of Ryegate School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Ryegate School
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ryegate School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ryegate School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ryegate 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 Ryegate School is 0.23, 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#658 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Ryegate School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ryegate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ryegate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ryegate School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ryegate School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ryegate School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
White
87%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ryegate School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ryegate School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.230.37
This chart display the diversity score of Ryegate School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ryegate 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
23%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ryegate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRyegate K-12 Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ryegate Ryegate 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 2 students
    0.0 miles
    207 2nd Ave W
    Ryegate, MT 59074
    (406) 568-2215
    0.0 7-8 2
  • Ryegate Ryegate High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
    0.0 miles
    207 2nd Avenue West
    Ryegate, MT 59074
    (406) 568-2211
    0.0 9-12 14
  • Lavina Lavina 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 14 students
    15.1 miles
    214 1st St East
    Lavina, MT 59046
    (406) 636-2761
    15.1 7-8 14
  • Lavina Lavina High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
    15.1 miles
    214 1st St East
    Lavina, MT 59046
    (406) 636-2761
    15.1 9-12 25
  • Lavina Lavina School
    Grades: PK-6 | 41 students
    15.1 miles
    214 1st St East
    Lavina, MT 59046
    (406) 636-2761
    15.1 PK-6 41

School Reviews

Review Ryegate School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
We have followed the Atlanta cheating scandal story, and now, administrative consequences have been handed out to the teachers implicated, and a jury is considering criminal charges against some of the teachers as well.
Learn about a school district in Missouri that buckled under the pressure of the ACLU and took single-sex classes out of its schools. We’ll also look at some of the evidence that both supports and refutes the benefits of single-sex classrooms.
Some schools in the country only give students 10 minutes to eat lunch, while others enjoy an entire hour. We’ll delve into the controversy surrounding the length of the lunch period and what the research finds in correlating lunch length to student performance.