Fort Benton High School

1820 Washington
Fort Benton, MT 59442
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 92 students in grades 9-12, Fort Benton High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 92 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥80% (Top 50% in MT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fort Benton High School's student population of 92 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
92 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Benton High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 722 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fort Benton High School is 0.22, 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.
This School
State Level (MT)
#602 out of 722 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Benton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
21-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Benton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
21-39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Fort Benton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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
n/a
1%
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White
88%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Montana.
0.22
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Benton High School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Fort Benton High School and public school graduation rate of Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Benton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fort Benton High School's ranking?
Fort Benton High School is ranked #602 out of 722 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% MT state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Fort Benton High School?
The graduation rate of Fort Benton High School is 80%, which is lower than the Montana state average of 86%.
How many students attend Fort Benton High School?
92 students attend Fort Benton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Fort Benton High School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fort Benton High School?
Fort Benton High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Fort Benton High School offer ?
Fort Benton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fort Benton High School part of?
Fort Benton High School is part of Fort Benton H S School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 92 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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