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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
195
Classroom Teachers
13

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 77.6% 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 60 45
Proficiency in Reading 77 49
Proficiency in Math 42 41

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 48
Proficiency in Reading 74 53
Proficiency in Math 54 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 42
Proficiency in Reading 62 48
Proficiency in Math 42.0 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.61
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.20
AVG FOR STATE 13.94
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 74 37.9%
Grade 7 60 30.8%
Grade 8 61 31.3%
Total 195 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.8% 95.7% 81.5%
Black 0.5% 0.5% 0.9%
Hispanic 2.6% 2.1% 4.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 0.9% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.5% 0.9% 12.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.6% 25.8% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.0% 21.1% 39.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 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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