Custer County District High School

  • Custer County District High School serves 529 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22%.

School Overview

  • Custer County District High School's student population of 529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Custer County District 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 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Custer County District High School is 0.12, which is less 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)#518 out of 717 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Custer County District High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.120.37
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Custer County District High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCuster County High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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