West Glacier School

  • West Glacier School serves 63 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Glacier School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Glacier School's student population of 63 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Glacier School is ranked within the top 5% of all 717 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Glacier School is 0.13, 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 School Rank (16-17)#14 out of 717 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
5%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
93%
78%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.37
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Glacier Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia Falls Glacier Gateway Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    12.6 miles
    440 4th Avenue West
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6540
    12.6 PK-5 513
  • Columbia Falls Columbia Falls High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 621 students
    13.1 miles
    610 13th Street West
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6500
    13.1 9-12 621
  • Columbia Falls Ruder Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
    13.4 miles
    1500 12th Avenue West
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6570
    13.4 PK-5 458
  • Columbia Falls Columbia Falls Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
    13.9 miles
    1805 Talbot Road
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6530
    13.9 6-8 487
  • Columbia Falls Deer Park 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 21 students
    16.8 miles
    2105 Middle Road
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-5388
    16.8 7-8 21

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