160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Highwood Middle School serves 30 students in grades 6-8.
Highwood Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Highwood Middle School's student population of 30 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Highwood Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highwood Middle School is 0.30, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 715 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
7%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
1%
White
83%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 30 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 20%)

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