20 South Center Ave
Miles City, MT 59301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Custer County District High School serves 495 students in grades 9-12.
Custer County District 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in MT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Custer County District High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Custer County District High School's student population of 495 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Custer County District High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Custer County District High School is 0.15, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#559 out of 715 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Custer County District High School's ranking?

Custer County District High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Custer County District High School?

The graduation rate of Custer County District High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Montana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Custer County District High School?

495 students attend Custer County District High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

92% of Custer County District High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Custer County District High School?

Custer County District High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Custer County District High School offer ?

Custer County District High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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