Whitefish Middle 5-8 School

Serves grades 5 - 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
600 East Second Street
Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone
(406) 862-8650
District
WHITEFISH ELEM
County
FLATHEAD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
587
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 79.1% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Whitefish Middle 5-8 School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 47
Proficiency in Reading 72 54
Proficiency in Math 52 40

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 45
Proficiency in Reading 62 51
Proficiency in Math 52 39

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 45
Proficiency in Reading 67 51
Proficiency in Math 52 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 44
Proficiency in Reading 67 49
Proficiency in Math 52.0 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.49
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.97
AVG FOR STATE 13.99
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 150 25.6%
Grade 6 132 22.5%
Grade 7 165 28.1%
Grade 8 140 23.9%
Total 587 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.0% 96.8% 81.6%
Black 0.3% 0.2% 0.9%
Hispanic 2.1% 1.9% 4.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.4% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.6% 11.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.2% 27.9% 29.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.7% 23.9% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 4.0% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 14,370 1,062,305
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 46.8 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.5% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.5% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.0% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.9% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,013 423,240
Single Parent Households With Children 4.7% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 93.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.9% 31.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.3% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.5% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.6% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.1% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.5% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.0% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 12.9% 11.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,051 $7,424,577 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $676 $829,452 6.7%
Staff $584 $716,568 5.8%
General Administration $218 $267,486 2.2%
School Administration $606 $743,562 6.1%
Operation $894 $1,096,938 8.9%
Transportation $487 $597,549 4.9%
Other $148 $181,596 1.5%
Total Support $3,611 $4,430,697 36.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $355 $435,585 3.5%
Total Expenditures $10,018 $12,292,086 100.0%
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%