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Elrod School

Public | PK-5 | 342 students

 

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Posted July 1, 2012

My child has not received free and appropriate education at this school. They failed to look at the child as disabled and issued compliance consequences and not positive support.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2010

They are always putting on family events at the school that are fun! The principal is great and is always very involved in everything. He has implemented great learning programs and a wonderful 'no bully' tolerance program at the school. It has really helped change the school's image in such a positive way!
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Posted October 14, 2009

My son went to Kindergarten at Elrod and we felt it was the best school ever! He had an amazing teacher and all the staff was always really helpful and friendly. He learned more than we thought they would teach for that level and he was sad if they had a day off school!
—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 69% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 68% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students86%
Black or African Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic85%
Participates in free/reduced lunch88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students93%
Black or African Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic92%
Participates in free/reduced lunch94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students78%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic81%
Participates in free/reduced lunch78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students92%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic95%
Participates in free/reduced lunch88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Science

All Students76%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic77%
Participates in free/reduced lunch75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students75%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic72%
Participates in free/reduced lunch67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students96%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic95%
Participates in free/reduced lunch94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 89% 81%
Hispanic 5% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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412 3rd Ave West
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 751-3700

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