76 3rd Avenue
Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
St Ignatius Middle School serves 122 students in grades 6-8.
St Ignatius Middle 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 25-29% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

St Ignatius Middle School's student population of 122 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
122 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

St Ignatius Middle 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 Middle School is 0.56, which is more 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
#647 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)
25-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
60%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
28%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
16%
7%
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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?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

How many students attend St Ignatius Middle School?

122 students attend St Ignatius Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of St Ignatius Middle School students are American Indian, 28% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of St Ignatius Middle School?

St Ignatius Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does St Ignatius Middle School offer ?

St Ignatius Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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