300 Blaine
Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
St Ignatius Elementary School serves 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
St Ignatius Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

St Ignatius Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

St Ignatius Elementary School's student population of 235 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

St Ignatius Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 St Ignatius Elementary School is 0.54, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#652 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
58%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
35%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 5%)

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