Bismarck High School

Bismarck High School serves 1,612 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the ND average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Bismarck High School operates within the Bismarck 1 School District.
Bismarck 1 School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the ND state average of 91%.

School Overview

The student population of 1612 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,612 students
Bismarck High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bismarck High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Bismarck High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bismarck High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is more than the state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 12:1
Bismarck High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
10%
9%
Bismarck High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Bismarck High School Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
1%
3%
Bismarck High School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
86%
81%
Bismarck High School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.19
Bismarck High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
24%
Bismarck High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Bismarck High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Bismarck 1 School District's student population of 12,012 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 88% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,758 in this district is less than the state average of $13,359. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,051 is less than the state average of $13,236. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Bismarck 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 12,012 222
Bismarck 1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 91%
Bismarck 1 School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $128 MM $3 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $131 MM $3 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,758 $13,359
Bismarck 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,051 $13,236
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is South Central Alternative High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Simle Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Will-moore Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BismarckWill-moore Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 254 students
    0.3 miles
    400 East Ave East
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4270
    0.3KG-5254
  • BismarckBecep Center
    Grades: PK-KG | 340 students
    0.4 miles
    720 North 14th St
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4400
    0.4PK-KG340
  • BismarckBismarck Spec Ed UnitSpecial Education School

    0.7 miles
    806 North Washington St
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4028
    0.7n/an/a
  • BismarckLiberty Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 364 students
    0.7 miles
    806 North Washington St
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4320
    0.7KG-4364
  • BismarckPioneer Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 260 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 Braman Ave
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4220
    0.7KG-5260

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