Fort Benton High School

  • Fort Benton High School serves 94 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Benton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Fort Benton High School's student population of 94 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Benton 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 Fort Benton High School is 0.24, 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#390 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
87%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.37
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Graduation Rate≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Benton High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Fort Benton Fort Benton 7-8
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    0.0 miles
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  • Fort Benton Fort Benton School
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    0.3 miles
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    Fort Benton, MT 59442
    (406) 622-3761
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  • Carter Carter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 9 students
    13.8 miles
    438 2nd Ave.
    Carter, MT 59420
    (406) 734-5387
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  • Highwood Highwood High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    17.5 miles
    160 West Street South
    Highwood, MT 59450
    (406) 733-2081
    17.5 9-12 19
  • Highwood Highwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 30 students
    17.5 miles
    160 West Street South
    Highwood, MT 59450
    (406) 733-2081
    17.5 6-8 30

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