Columbia Falls, MT
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Columbia Falls Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


Columbia Falls Elem School District Details

Columbia Falls Elem School District
501 6th Ave West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912

1,451 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Columbia Falls Elem School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Columbia Falls Jr High School
1805 Talbot Road
Columbia Falls, MT, 59912
06-08
Glacier Gateway Elem School
440 4th Avenue West
Columbia Falls, MT, 59912
PK-05
Ruder Elementary School
1500 12th Avenue West
Columbia Falls, MT, 59912
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.7% 81.5%
Black 0.1% 0.9%
Hispanic 3.8% 4.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 12.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.7% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.7% 39.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.1% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,155 $8,666,240 59.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $842 $1,185,536 8.1%
Staff $626 $881,408 6.1%
General Administration $173 $243,584 1.7%
School Administration $553 $778,624 5.3%
Operation $989 $1,392,512 9.6%
Transportation $400 $563,200 3.9%
Other $190 $267,520 1.8%
Total Support $3,774 $5,313,792 36.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $419 $589,952 4.0%
Total Expenditures $10,348 $14,569,984 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,611 $970,381,380 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $94,132,561 5.1%
Staff $409 $60,015,637 3.2%
General Administration $353 $51,760,480 2.8%
School Administration $608 $89,259,700 4.8%
Operation $1,115 $163,682,155 8.8%
Transportation $521 $76,422,586 4.1%
Other $305 $44,820,513 2.4%
Total Support $3,952 $580,102,912 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,064 $303,023,043 16.3%
Total Expenditures $12,627 $1,853,503,127 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%

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