Columbia Falls Jr High School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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.

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School Overview

Address
1805 Talbot Road
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Phone
(406) 892-6530
District
COLUMBIA FALLS ELEM
County
FLATHEAD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
499
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 75.4% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Columbia Falls Jr High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 45
Proficiency in Reading 72 51
Proficiency in Math 42 39

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 45
Proficiency in Reading 67 51
Proficiency in Math 42 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 44
Proficiency in Reading 72 49
Proficiency in Math 47.0 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.83
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.15
AVG FOR STATE 13.99
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 173 34.7%
Grade 7 160 32.1%
Grade 8 166 33.3%
Total 499 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.1% 92.8% 81.6%
Black 0.2% 0.2% 0.9%
Hispanic 4.5% 4.7% 4.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.3% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.6% 2.0% 11.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.7% 52.8% 29.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.1% 42.3% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.6% 10.6% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 14,840 1,062,305
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5.6 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.7% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.4% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.8% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,029 423,240
Single Parent Households With Children 6.5% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.3% 93.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.8% 31.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.2% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.3% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.0% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.5% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.8% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 12.1% 11.7%

Education 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%