Whittier School

  • Whittier School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whittier School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Whittier School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Whittier School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whittier School is ranked within the top 20% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Whittier School is 0.24, 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#92 out of 718 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
87%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameButte Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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  • Butte Emerson School
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  • Butte Butte High School
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    2.3 miles
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    2.3 miles
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