Highwood Middle School

160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 24 students in grades 6-8, Highwood Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 24 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 50% in MT
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highwood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Highwood Middle School's student population of 24 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
24 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Highwood Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highwood Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
#325 out of 707 schools
(Top 50%)
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40-59%
36%
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40-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
5%
Black
n/a
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highwood Middle School's ranking?
Highwood Middle School is ranked #325 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Montana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Highwood Middle School?
24 students attend Highwood Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Highwood Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highwood Middle School?
Highwood Middle School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Highwood Middle School offer ?
Highwood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Highwood Middle School part of?
Highwood Middle School is part of Highwood K-12 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 24 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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