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Superior Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 135 students

 

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Posted April 15, 2013

This school goes ABOVE AND BEYOND for its students. Caring teachers, a hard-working principal, and the school board and superintendent are very involved with the students. It provides a lot of opportunities for kids despite being a small school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2008

Great teachers and nice community, we're newer and have enjoyed the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2005

Poor communication practices implemented at this school. Principal does not respect children. Outsiders not welcomed and brand name kids can get away with most things. Pricipal unwilling to compromise-know-it-all attitude from principal.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
72%

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

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
72%
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 65% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
95%
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 Students77%
Black or African Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic80%
Participates in free/reduced lunch80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students94%
Black or African Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic93%
Participates in free/reduced lunch100%
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 Students70%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic75%
Participates in free/reduced lunch67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic94%
Participates in free/reduced lunch92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Science

All Students91%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic88%
Participates in free/reduced lunch92%
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 Students69%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic77%
Participates in free/reduced lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students100%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic100%
Participates in free/reduced lunchn/a
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 Students77%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic79%
Participates in free/reduced lunch80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not Hispanic86%
Participates in free/reduced lunch80%
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 80% 81%
Hispanic 12% 4%
Two or more races 6% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 12%
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 53%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1003 5th Ave East
Superior, MT 59872
Phone: (406) 822-3600

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