Highwood School

  • Highwood School serves 55 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • Highwood School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 20%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highwood School's student population of 55 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highwood School is ranked within the top 5% of all 573 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highwood School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank#6 out of 573 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
1%
10%
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Asian
4%
1%
White
95%
80%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highwood School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.100.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighwood K-12 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belt Belt School
    Grades: PK-6 | 165 students
    14.8 miles
    1 Church Street
    Belt, MT 59412
    (406)277-3351
    14.8 PK-6 165
  • Carter Carter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 8 students
    15.6 miles
    438 2nd Ave.
    Carter, MT 59420
    (406)734-5387
    15.6 PK-8 8
  • Fort Benton Fort Benton School
    Grades: PK-6 | 156 students
    17.2 miles
    1406 Franklin
    Fort Benton, MT 59442
    (406)622-3761
    17.2 PK-6 156
  • Fort Benton Fort Benton 7-8 Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 47 students
    17.5 miles
    1820 Washington
    Fort Benton, MT 59442
    (406)622-3213
    17.5 7-8 47
  • Great Falls Loy School
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    20.2 miles
    501 57th Street North
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6885
    20.2 PK-6 388

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