405 1st St East
Clyde Park, MT 59018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Shields Valley High School serves 53 students in grades 9-12.
Shields Valley High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is equal to the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 53 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shields Valley High School's student population of 53 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
53 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Shields Valley High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 High School is 0.15, 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
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State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#248 out of 715 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Shields Valley High School?

The graduation rate of Shields Valley High School is 50%, which is lower than the Montana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Shields Valley High School?

53 students attend Shields Valley High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

92% of Shields Valley High School students are White, 4% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Shields Valley High School?

Shields Valley High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Shields Valley High School offer ?

Shields Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 53 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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