Smith Valley Primary School

  • Smith Valley Primary School serves 187 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

  • Smith Valley Primary School's student population of 187 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith Valley Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Valley Primary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#519 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
91%
79%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.170.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmith Valley Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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