Bigfork High School

600 Commerce St
Bigfork, MT 59911
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 343 students in grades 9-12, Bigfork High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : 85-89% (Top 20% in MT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bigfork High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Bigfork High School's student population of 343 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Bigfork High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bigfork High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MT)
#494 out of 707 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
36%
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45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
89%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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0.20
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85-89%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bigfork High School's ranking?
Bigfork High School is ranked #494 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Bigfork High School often compared to?
Bigfork High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Flathead High School, Columbia Falls High School, Glacier High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bigfork High School?
The graduation rate of Bigfork High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the Montana state average of 84%.
How many students attend Bigfork High School?
343 students attend Bigfork High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Bigfork High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bigfork High School?
Bigfork High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Bigfork High School offer ?
Bigfork High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bigfork High School part of?
Bigfork High School is part of Bigfork H S School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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