PROFICIENCY 55% 40% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 13 in Helena Elem
  • Ranked #5 of 16 in Helena
  • Ranked #100 of 825 in Montana
Proficiency Averages
49%Helena Elem
52%Helena
39%Montana

Kessler Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Helena Elem" in Helena, MT. There are a total of 269 students and 15 teachers at Kessler Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 65 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Kessler Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 40% higher than the Montana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students269
Teachers14.79
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch65
Reduced lunch20

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Kessler Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
360-69%
440-49%
540-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
350-59%
440-49%
560-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Kessler Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMontanaNational
Caucasian 94.3% 88.5% 79.7% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 0.9% 1.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 1.0% 1.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 3.5% 3.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 3.2% 11.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 2.6% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
C R Anderson Middle Schooll49%1.1Helena, MT
Broadwater School57%1.4Helena, MT
Hawthorne School47%1.7Helena, MT
Four Georgians School62%2.0Helena, MT
Helena Middle School48%2.4Helena, MT
Central School42%2.7Helena, MT
Jefferson School60%2.9Helena, MT
Bryant School37%3.0Helena, MT
Smith School57%3.8Helena, MT
Rossiter School50%4.6Helena Valley West Central, MT
Warren School42%6.1Helena Valley Northeast, MT
Jim Darcy School40%7.2Helena Valley Northwest, MT

Helena demographics profile

StatisticHelenaMontanaNational
Population30,1021,023,391318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,819791
Median age41.639.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%58%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%

Education level achieved in Helena

IndexHelenaMontanaNational
Completed 8th grade91.4%89.4%84.3%
Completed high school90.8%88.2%83.0%
Completed some college73.8%63.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.2%38.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.2%29.9%30.3%
Completed masters17.3%9.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Kessler Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.