Hellgate High School

  • Hellgate High School serves 1,183 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Hellgate High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Hellgate High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Hellgate High School's student population of 1,183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hellgate High School is ranked within the top 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 Hellgate High School is 0.27, 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#224 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
7%
11%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
85%
78%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.37
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMissoula High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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