Sentinel High School

Sentinel High School serves 1,161 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MT average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Sentinel High School operates within the Missoula High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1161 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,161 students
Sentinel High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sentinel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Sentinel High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sentinel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 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 16:1 14:1
Sentinel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
3%
11%
Sentinel High School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Sentinel High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Sentinel High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
3%
1%
Sentinel High School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
91%
80%
Sentinel High School White Students (1991-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sentinel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MT 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.
0.17 0.20
Sentinel High School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
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.
24%
34%
Sentinel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
7%
Sentinel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,691 is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,396 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Missoula High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 3,579 105
Missoula High  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 89%
Missoula High  School District Graduation Rate (1997-2005)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $2 MM
Missoula High  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $45 MM $2 MM
Missoula High  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,691 $15,305
Missoula High  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,396 $14,876
Missoula High  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • MissoulaWashington Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 550 students645 West Central Ave
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4085
    0.26-8550
  • MissoulaLewis & Clark School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 488 students2901 Park
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4035
    0.4PK-5488
  • Missoula Russell School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 373 students3216 Russell St
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4080
    0.6PK-5373
  • MissoulaPaxson School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 403 students101 Evans
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4055
    0.8PK-5403
  • Missoula Franklin School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 255 students1901 South 10th West
    MissoulaMT 59801
    (406)542-4020
    1.2PK-5255

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