Bismarck High School

  • Bismarck High School serves 1,419 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the ND average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
  • Bismarck High School operates within the Bismarck 1 School District.
  • Bismarck 1 School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the ND state average of 91%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1419 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,419 students
Bismarck High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bismarck High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Bismarck High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bismarck High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Bismarck High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
10%
9%
Bismarck High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Bismarck High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Bismarck High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
2%
4%
Bismarck High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
85%
80%
Bismarck High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bismarck High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Bismarck High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Bismarck High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ND 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.
0.27 0.21
Bismarck High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
14%
24%
Bismarck High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
3%
6%
Bismarck High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bismarck 1 School District's student population of 12,337 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,975 in this district is less than the state average of $16,553. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,440 is less than the state average of $16,523. The district spending/student has grown by 57% over four years.
School District Name Bismarck 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
2
Number of Students Managed 12,337 199
Bismarck 1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 91%
Bismarck 1 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $156 MM $3 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $186 MM $3 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,975 $16,553
Bismarck 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,440 $16,523
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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