1200 Lehman
Denton, MT 59430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Denton High School serves 7 students in grades 9-12.
Denton High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is equal to the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 7 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in MT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Denton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Denton High School's student population of 7 students has declined by 70% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
7 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Denton High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Denton High School is 0.58, which is more 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
#157 out of 715 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
12:1
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American Indian
14%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
29%
1%
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White
57%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
84%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
29%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 7 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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