Surprise Creek School

928 Surprise Creek Road
Geyser, MT 59447
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Surprise Creek School serves 8 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • Surprise Creek School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Surprise Creek School's student population of 8 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students8 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Surprise Creek School
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Surprise Creek School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Surprise Creek School is ranked within the top 30% of all 573 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Surprise Creek School is 0.00, 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#124 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Surprise Creek School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Surprise Creek School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Surprise Creek School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
100%
79%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Surprise Creek School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Surprise Creek School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Scoren/a0.20
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Surprise Creek School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeyser Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Stanford Stanford School
    Grades: PK-6 | 66 students
    5.6 miles
    104 4th Avenue South
    Stanford, MT 59479
    (406)566-2265
    5.6 PK-6 66
  • Geyser Geyser School
    Grades: PK-6 | 17 students
    9.4 miles
    103 3rd St East
    Geyser, MT 59447
    (406)735-4368
    9.4 PK-6 17
  • Denton Denton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 24 students
    21.3 miles
    1200 Lehman
    Denton, MT 59430
    (406)567-2270
    21.3 9-12 24
  • Hobson Hobson School
    Grades: PK-5 | 47 students
    24.9 miles
    108 6th Street E
    Hobson, MT 59452
    (406)423-5483
    24.9 PK-5 47
  • Geraldine Geraldine School
    Grades: PK-6 | 39 students
    30.1 miles
    238 Brewster St
    Geraldine, MT 59446
    (406)737-4371
    30.1 PK-6 39

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