Highland School

  • Highland School serves 310 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highland 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Highland School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 717 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland School is 0.36, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#445 out of 717 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
4%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
79%
79%
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Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.360.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillings Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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