Highland School

  • Highland School serves 304 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
  • Highland School operates within the Billings Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 304 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students304 students
Highland School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Highland School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Highland School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHighland School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
Highland School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
2%
11%
Highland School American Indian Students (1992-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Highland School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
9%
4%
Highland School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
1%
1%
Highland School Black Students (1993-2016)
White
76%
79%
Highland School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
12%
3%
Highland School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHighland School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.36
Highland School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
39%
Highland School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
Highland School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Billings Elementary School District's student population of 10,840 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,861 in this district is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,943 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameBillings Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
2
Number of Students Managed10,840105
Billings Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$88 MM$2 MM
Billings Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$89 MM$2 MM
Billings Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$7,861$15,305
Billings Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$7,943$14,876
Billings Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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