Fergus High School

  • Fergus High School serves 348 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fergus 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

  • Fergus High School's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fergus 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 Fergus 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 Testing Rank#620 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.37
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFergus High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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