Sun River Middle School

123 Walker Street
Simms, MT 59477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sun River Middle School serves 49 students in grades 6-8.
Sun River 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 top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to 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 10% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Sun River Middle School's student population of 49 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Rankings

Sun River 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 Sun River Middle School is 0.19, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#428 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
90%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSun River Valley Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sun River Middle School is Simms High School (10.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cascade Colony School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fort Shaw Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simms Fort Shaw Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 109 students
    4.9 miles
    School Loop Road
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    4.9 PK-5 109
  • Simms Cascade Colony School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 16 students
    7.9 miles
    508 Birdtail Road
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5104
    7.9 PK-8 16
  • Vaughn Vaughn 7-8 Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 24 students
    8.3 miles
    480 Central Avenue
    Vaughn, MT 59487
    (406) 965-2231
    8.3 7-8 24
  • Vaughn Vaughn School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 138 students
    8.3 miles
    480 Central Avenue
    Vaughn, MT 59487
    (406) 965-2231
    8.3 PK-6 138
  • Fairfield Greenfield 7-8 Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 10 students
    9.7 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    9.7 7-8 10

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