Hellgate High School

  • Hellgate High School serves 1,203 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Hellgate High School's student population of 1,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hellgate High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hellgate High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
8%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
85%
79%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hellgate High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.270.36
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hellgate High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMissoula H S School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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