Colstrip High School

  • Colstrip High School serves 183 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Colstrip 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 top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Colstrip High School's student population of 183 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colstrip High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Colstrip High School is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank#416 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
American Indian
33%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
51%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.37
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Graduation Rate≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColstrip High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colstrip Pine Butte Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 252 students
    0.4 miles
    2800 Durango Drive
    Colstrip, MT 59323
    (406) 748-4699
    0.4 PK-5 252
  • Colstrip Frank Brattin Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 140 students
    2.2 miles
    216 Olive Drive
    Colstrip, MT 59323
    (406) 748-4699
    2.2 6-8 140
  • Lame Deer Lame Deer School
    Grades: PK-6 | 309 students
    20.6 miles
    103 Old School Street
    Lame Deer, MT 59043
    (406) 477-6305
    20.6 PK-6 309
  • Lame Deer Lame Deer 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 93 students
    22.4 miles
    South Highway 39
    Lame Deer, MT 59043
    (406) 477-8900
    22.4 7-8 93
  • Lame Deer Lame Deer High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    22.4 miles
    3 Mi South Of Lame Deer
    Lame Deer, MT 59043
    (406) 477-8900
    22.4 9-12 152

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