Billings Senior High School

  • Billings Senior High School serves 1,924 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 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 22%.

Top Placements

Billings Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Billings Senior High School's student population of 1,924 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Billings Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 717 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Billings Senior High School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#541 out of 717 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
8%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
11%
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
74%
78%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Billings Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.440.37
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Graduation Rate
80%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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 Highland School
    Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
    0.6 miles
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    Billings, MT 59101
    (406)281-6211
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  • Billings Washington School
    Grades: PK-6 | 296 students
    1.1 miles
    1044 Cook Avenue
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406)281-6221
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  • Billings Lewis & Clark Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 768 students
    1.2 miles
    1315 Lewis Avenue
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406)281-5900
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