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East Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 639 students

 

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Posted May 20, 2010

Our hats off to Tammy W. She is the greatest; from #1 teacher, to the greatest Special Olympics Organizer, Coach in Butte School District. My son will have her as a teacher next year, and is very excited, and can't wait to be there. She has made a difference in so many lives, we can't count. From learning new things to teaching the children we are all on one team, and helping children overcome fears of swimming to just doing our best at what we do, and we are all winners.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2009

This Is my first year in east and it is awesome the best teachers are on team E!!!no joke every teacher i have is awesome especially Mrs.Rossburg!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 7, 2006

East Middle School is a fun and great place to learn. I have enjoyed every minute at this school you have the opportunity to go to advanced classes and the books are not falling apart says the man that knows everything in almost all of my classes we got new books so maybe you shouldn't trash a school when you know absolutely nothing about it!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 23, 2005

This school has very unsatisfactory qualities AND wonderful qualities (no in-betweens). The negative things are that it is extremely filthy, unsafe, and there is absolutely no respect toward other students. Despite these factors, however, most of the teachers are excellent. My favorite teacher was Kathy Foley for 7th grade science. She had an incredible imagination and made learning interesting. I would say the shame was on the principal who was there while I was attending (he retired this year).
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 29, 2004

I belive this school, compared to others in Montana has alot of problemes. The text book are old, and falling apart. The classes are crowded. Each class can have upwards of 20-25 students, with only one teacher to help them all. This fact poses another issue, the kids are not getting the help they need or deserve. I belive that the teachers are spread way to thin.I have been attending Butte schools for the past three years. Two of those years were spent at East Middle School, I am in the 8TH grade. Where I lived before the school ranked one of the highst in the state, they had new material, everything was up to date. Now I wonder sometimes why my family and I left that tpwn, and school for a school like this.
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

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71%

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60%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

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75%

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
63%

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n/a

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n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2011.

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84%

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78%

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Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

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53%

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n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students71%
Female71%
Male72%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native83%
White, Non-Hispanic72%
Participates in free/reduced lunch64%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%

Reading

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Native94%
White, Non-Hispanic87%
Participates in free/reduced lunch79%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities35%
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students67%
Female69%
Male64%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian/Alaskan Native33%
White, Non-Hispanic69%
Participates in free/reduced lunch50%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%

Reading

All Students84%
Female86%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian/Alaskan Native66%
White, Non-Hispanic85%
Participates in free/reduced lunch72%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities89%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English84%

Science

All Students60%
Female61%
Male58%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian/Alaskan Native33%
White, Non-Hispanic62%
Participates in free/reduced lunch43%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities65%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English60%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 82%
American Indian/Alaska Native 5% 11%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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2600 Grand Ave
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 533-2600

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