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
Highland School American Indian Students (1992-2016)
Highland School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Highland School Black Students (1992-2016)
Highland School Black Students (1993-2016)
Highland School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
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
Highland School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
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
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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  • Billings Billings Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1842 students
    0.6 miles
    425 Grand Avenue
    Billings, MT 59101
    0.6 9-12 1842
  • Billings Broadwater School
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    0.9 miles
    415 Broadwater
    Billings, MT 59101
    0.9 PK-5 363
  • Billings Mckinley School
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    0.9 miles
    820 North 31st Street
    Billings, MT 59101
    0.9 PK-5 311
  • Billings Lewis & Clark Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 766 students
    1 miles
    1315 Lewis Avenue
    Billings, MT 59101
    1 6-8 766
  • Billings Washington School
    Grades: PK-6 | 282 students
    1.3 miles
    1044 Cook Avenue
    Billings, MT 59101
    1.3 PK-6 282

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Montana public schools have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Montana is Dixon Elementary School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Montana or national school diversity statistics.