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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • 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

1,448 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) 92.8% 81.6%
Black 0.2% 0.9%
Hispanic 4.7% 4.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 11.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.8% 29.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.3% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.6% 6.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,304 $9,147,104 59.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $800 $1,160,800 7.6%
Staff $775 $1,124,525 7.4%
General Administration $176 $255,376 1.7%
School Administration $566 $821,266 5.4%
Operation $981 $1,423,431 9.3%
Transportation $416 $603,616 3.9%
Other $185 $268,435 1.8%
Total Support $3,898 $5,655,998 37.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $325 $471,575 3.1%
Total Expenditures $10,527 $15,274,677 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,522 $965,665,892 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $657 $97,213,465 5.2%
Staff $393 $58,197,300 3.1%
General Administration $348 $51,552,658 2.8%
School Administration $601 $88,958,364 4.8%
Operation $1,102 $163,126,420 8.8%
Transportation $523 $77,390,262 4.2%
Other $306 $45,293,842 2.4%
Total Support $3,929 $581,757,831 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,074 $307,152,026 16.6%
Total Expenditures $12,525 $1,854,576,037 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%

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