Bismarck High School

Bismarck High School serves 1,317 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the ND average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 17%.
Bismarck High School operates within the Bismarck 1 School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is lower than the ND state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 1317 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,317 students
Bismarck High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Bismarck High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bismarck High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 15:1 10:1
Bismarck High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
7%
9%
Bismarck High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Bismarck High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Bismarck High School Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
1%
3%
Bismarck High School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
88%
83%
Bismarck High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Bismarck High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bismarck High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ND All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.22 0.19
Bismarck High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
13%
25%
Bismarck High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Bismarck High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,944 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,115 is less than the state average of $11,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Bismarck 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 11,944 214
Bismarck 1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 89% 91%
Bismarck 1 School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $2 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $107 MM $2 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,115 $11,374
Bismarck 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $11,118
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    400 East Ave East
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4270
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 407 students                      
  • BismarckBecep Center
    720 North 14th St
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4400
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 375 students                      
  • BismarckPioneer Elementary School
    1400 Braman Ave
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4220
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 274 students                      
  • BismarckBismarck Spec Ed Unit
    Special Education School
    806 North Washington St
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4028
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • BismarckSouth Central Alternative High School
    806 North Washington St
    BismarckND 58501
    (701)323-4520
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 118 students                      

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