Billings Senior High School

  • Billings Senior High School serves 1,842 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 40%) for the 2014-2015 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 48%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Billings Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Montana state average of 21%.
  • Billings Senior High School operates within the Billings High School District.
  • Billings High School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the Montana state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Billings Senior High School's student population of 1842 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,842 students
Billings Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Billings Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
Billings Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBillings Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Billings Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 563 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Billings Senior High School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
32%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
38%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
Billings Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
8%
11%
Billings Senior High School American Indian Students (1992-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Billings Senior High School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
12%
4%
Billings Senior High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
1%
1%
Billings Senior High School Black Students (1993-2016)
White
74%
79%
Billings Senior High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Billings Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBillings Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.430.21
Billings Senior High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate
82%
83%
Billings Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
39%
Billings Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Billings Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Billings Senior High School is Billings High School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 262 school districts in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Billings High School District's student population of 5,678 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 78% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,626 in this district is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,049 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBillings High School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    2
    Number of Students Managed5,678105
    Billings High School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate
    84%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$56 MM$2 MM
    District Spending$58 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,626$15,305
    District Spending / Student$11,049$14,876
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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    • Billings Broadwater School
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      0.5 miles
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    • Billings Mckinley School
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      0.5 miles
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      Billings, MT 59101
      (406)281-6212
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    • Billings Highland School
      Grades: PK-6 | 304 students
      0.6 miles
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      Billings, MT 59101
      (406)281-6211
      0.6 PK-6 304
    • Billings Washington School
      Grades: PK-6 | 282 students
      1.1 miles
      1044 Cook Avenue
      Billings, MT 59101
      (406)281-6221
      1.1 PK-6 282
    • Billings Lewis & Clark Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 766 students
      1.2 miles
      1315 Lewis Avenue
      Billings, MT 59101
      (406)281-5900
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