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Sacajawea School

Public | PK-6 | 417 students

 
 

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5 stars

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This is our second year at Sacajawea Elementary. My family has found great results from the teachers, principal and educational requirements. All the teachers are helpful and friendly. Mrs. Smith (principal) keeps a tight ship. My children are at the top of their classes and only have positive things to say about friends, teachers and school work. The school lunches aren't very impressive. I would recommend taking a packed lunch!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 6, 2011

We have had 4 children attend Sacajawea and have been extremely impressed with the teaching staff, principal and opportunities our children have had. We have one special needs and two gifted children and the teachers have adapted to all their unique needs. We are sad to leave this school as our children have enjoyed it immensely.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
83%

2008

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
87%

2008

 
 
86%
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 70% in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
80%

2008

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
89%

2008

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
75%

2008

 
 
82%
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 72% in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
81%

2008

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
89%

2008

 
 
92%
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 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
84%

2008

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
89%

2008

 
 
88%
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 Students77%
Female81%
Male72%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic76%
Participates in free/reduced lunch55%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%

Reading

All Students91%
Female100%
Male79%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic88%
Participates in free/reduced lunch90%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English91%
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 Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic86%
Participates in free/reduced lunch66%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

Reading

All Students92%
Female97%
Male88%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic93%
Participates in free/reduced lunch88%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English92%

Science

All Students74%
Female80%
Male70%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic77%
Participates in free/reduced lunch67%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English74%
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 Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic95%
Participates in free/reduced lunch83%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities95%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%

Reading

All Students98%
Female100%
Male96%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic98%
Participates in free/reduced lunch94%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/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.

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 Students88%
Female83%
Male93%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic90%
Participates in free/reduced lunch86%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant88%

Reading

All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic96%
Participates in free/reduced lunch93%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English98%
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 87% 82%
American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 11%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Black 2% 1%
Asian 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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630 Sacajawea Dr
Great Falls, MT 59404
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Phone: (406) 268-7080

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