West Valley School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2290 Farm To Market Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone
(406) 755-7239
District
WEST VALLEY ELEM
County
FLATHEAD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
397
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.4% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

West Valley School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 50
Proficiency in Reading 62 49
Proficiency in Math 62 50

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 48
Proficiency in Reading 62 49
Proficiency in Math 52 46

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 48
Proficiency in Reading 72 54
Proficiency in Math 27 43

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.51
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.20
AVG FOR STATE 13.94
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 1 0.3%
Kindergarten 71 17.9%
Grade 1 47 11.8%
Grade 2 73 18.4%
Grade 3 66 16.6%
Grade 4 69 17.4%
Grade 5 70 17.6%
Total 397 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.7% 95.7% 81.5%
Black 0.5% 0.5% 0.9%
Hispanic 1.8% 2.1% 4.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.9% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.9% 12.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.5% 25.8% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.7% 21.1% 39.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 4.7% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 4,376 1,050,493
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 62.9 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 28.2% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.9% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.7% 27.1%
65 OR OLDER 10.3% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,342 419,975
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 8.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.5% 93.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.4% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.2% 7.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.9% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.1% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 24.3% 19.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.5% 16.8%
$15,000 or less 2.5% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,510 $3,184,780 44.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $182 $105,196 1.5%
Staff $386 $223,108 3.1%
General Administration $439 $253,742 3.6%
School Administration $311 $179,758 2.5%
Operation $647 $373,966 5.3%
Transportation $438 $253,164 3.6%
Other $183 $105,774 1.5%
Total Support $2,587 $1,495,286 21.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,225 $2,442,050 34.3%
Total Expenditures $12,322 $7,122,116 100.0%
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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