School Details

Cayuse Prairie School

897 Lake Blaine Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 756-4560
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 154 students 15 students/teacher (MT avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

81%
81%
69%
92%
92%
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 2013
  • Cayuse Prairie Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

77%
77%
68%
91%
91%
83%
82%
82%
70%

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 2013
  • Cayuse Prairie Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
74%
70%
87%
87%
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 2013
  • Cayuse Prairie Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
79%
65%
74%
74%
86%

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 2013
  • Cayuse Prairie Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cayuse Prairie School is a public middle school in Kalispell. 154 students go to Cayuse Prairie School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; and Black, non-Hispanic. 14% of the 154 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cayuse Prairie School is 15:1. Cayuse Prairie 7-8 is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 98% 98%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 0%
Asian 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Love this school! Country setting with grades K-8th. Small classroom sizes and great teachers who always have time to sit down and chat about your child. Also love the fact that the bus picks up my children at the end of the our driveway and every child in the district is able to ride the bus. Very impressed! Great job Cayuse Prairie school!

  • (7 years ago)

    I am a student at this wonderful scool! It has some of the best teachers you can get! We also have a excelent langueg arts program here. I am blessed to go to such a great school!

  • (9 years ago)

    I have attended this school for about 3 years now and highly enjoy it. Academic programs are fun for students but in some cases lacking in the knowledge earned. Music art and extracurricular activities are redily available. Parent envolvment is very high and very good. This gives the parents a good idea of what is going on in the school. Many of my class mates are related to aunts uncles and in one case a grand parent that have attended this school. I resently moved here from a MUCH larger school and have found that the kids and adults here are much nicer and incredibly friendly to new-comers more so than in any school I have ever attended. I love this school

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is stuck in the dark ages! They definitely need some new young vibrant and nurturing teachers. The principal pretends he is listening to complaints and frustrations but he does not seem to follow through with anything! I think the school is this way because it is a small rural school. There are a few parents also that are overly involved in the school and think they know more than everyone else; it is ridiculous!

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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