West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (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 32% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.50, which is more 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#455 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
18%
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
68%
79%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.500.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Falls Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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