Shields Valley 7-8
Shields Valley 7-8 serves 34 students in grades 7-8.
Shields Valley 7-8 placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: 7-8
- Students: 34 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in MT
- Math Proficiency: 40-59% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-79% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
Shields Valley 7-8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Shields Valley 7-8's student population of 34 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Shields Valley 7-8 is ranked within the top 20% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Shields Valley 7-8 is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 715 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
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