Sentinel High School

Sentinel High School serves 1,207 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MT average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Sentinel High School operates within the Missoula High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1207 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,207 students
Sentinel High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Sentinel High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sentinel High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 11:1
Sentinel High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
12%
Sentinel High School American Indian (1991-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Sentinel High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Sentinel High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Sentinel High School Black (1994-2012)
White
91%
81%
Sentinel High School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sentinel High School Sch Ethnicity Sentinel High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.17 0.20
Sentinel High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
18%
33%
Sentinel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
7%
Sentinel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,643 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Missoula High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 3,643 108
Missoula High  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Missoula High  School District Graduation Rate (1997-2005)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $2 MM
Missoula High  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $1 MM
Missoula High  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,097 $13,611
Missoula High  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,736 $13,259
Missoula High  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hellgate High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lewis & Clark School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Missoula Washington Middle School
    645 West Central Ave
    Missoula , MT , 59801
    (406)542-4085
    0.2  mi  |  583  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Missoula Lewis & Clark School
    2901 Park
    Missoula , MT , 59801
    (406)542-4035
    0.4  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Missoula Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Russell School
    3216 Russell St
    Missoula , MT , 59801
    (406)542-4080
    0.6  mi  |  350  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Missoula Paxson School
    101 Evans
    Missoula , MT , 59801
    (406)542-4055
    0.8  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Missoula Hellgate High School
    900 South Higgins
    Missoula , MT , 59801
    (406)728-2402
    1.2  mi  |  1283  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Missoula, MT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.22, which is higher than the Montana average of 0.19. The most diverse school in Missoula is Lowell School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Montana or national school diversity statistics.