West Valley Middle 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
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
230
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 73.4% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 45
Proficiency in Reading 62 51
Proficiency in Math 42 39

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 45
Proficiency in Reading 62 51
Proficiency in Math 37 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 44
Proficiency in Reading 64 49
Proficiency in Math 64.5 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.92
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.95
AVG FOR STATE 13.99
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 88 38.3%
Grade 7 70 30.4%
Grade 8 72 31.3%
Total 230 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.5% 94.7% 81.6%
Black 0.4% 0.2% 0.9%
Hispanic 4.0% 3.1% 4.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 0.9% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.8% 1.1% 11.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.7% 28.6% 29.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.3% 19.5% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 9.1% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 4,727 1,062,305
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 67.9 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 28.6% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.8% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.1% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 11.8% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,511 423,240
Single Parent Households With Children 9.9% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.4% 93.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 31.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.2% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.4% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 23.5% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.4% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.4% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 3.4% 11.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,611 $3,321,712 60.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $182 $107,744 2.0%
Staff $387 $229,104 4.2%
General Administration $485 $287,120 5.2%
School Administration $314 $185,888 3.4%
Operation $703 $416,176 7.6%
Transportation $454 $268,768 4.9%
Other $191 $113,072 2.1%
Total Support $2,716 $1,607,872 29.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $934 $552,928 10.1%
Total Expenditures $9,262 $5,483,104 100.0%
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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