School Details

Kessler Elementary School

2420 Choteau St, Helena, MT 59601
(406) 324-1700
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 258 students 16 students/teacher (MT avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

64%
56%
70%
82%
80%
85%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

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 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.
  • This school in 2011
  • Helena Elementary average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
64%
70%
84%
84%
83%
68%
63%
62%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

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 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.
  • This school in 2011
  • Helena Elementary average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
69%
72%
95%
88%
87%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

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 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.
  • This school in 2011
  • Helena Elementary average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Kessler Elementary School is a public elementary school in Helena. 258 children attend Kessler Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Black, non-Hispanic. 24% of the 258 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Kessler Elementary School is 16:1. Broadwater School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 90%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (12 months ago)

    Kessler is great they really work the children that need help and make learning so much fun.

  • (1 year ago)

    All the staff and administration are caring and great at what they do. They not only care about the children but also the parents.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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