Big Sandy High School

  • Big Sandy High School serves 49 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Big Sandy High School's student population of 49 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Sandy High School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Sandy High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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American Indian
14%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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White
84%
79%
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Diversity Score0.280.36
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Graduation Rate≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Sandy K-12 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Sandy F E Miley School
    Grades: PK-6 | 94 students
    0.5 miles
    342 Vernon Ave
    Big Sandy, MT 59520
    (406)378-2406
    0.5 PK-6 94
  • Box Elder Box Elder 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 67 students
    10.7 miles
    205 Main Street
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)352-4195
    10.7 7-8 67
  • Box Elder Box Elder School
    Grades: PK-6 | 261 students
    10.7 miles
    205 Main Street
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)352-3222
    10.7 PK-6 261
  • Box Elder Rocky Boy 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 72 students
    16.2 miles
    81 Mission Taylor Road
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)395-4270
    16.2 7-8 72
  • Box Elder Rocky Boy School
    Grades: PK-8 | 327 students
    16.2 miles
    81 Mission Taylor Road
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    (406)395-4474
    16.2 PK-8 327

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