160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Highwood School serves 58 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highwood 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (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 60-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Highwood School's student population of 58 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
58 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Highwood 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 School is 0.13, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#31 out of 715 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
93%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 58 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13

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