Big Sandy K-12 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 173 students in Big Sandy K-12 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Big Sandy K-12 School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Big Sandy K-12 School District are Big Sandy High School, F E Miley School and Big Sandy 7-8. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Big Sandy K-12 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).

Overview

School District Name
Big Sandy K-12 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
3 Schools
825 Schools
# Students
173 Students
147,122 Students
# Teachers
20 Teachers
10,494 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Big Sandy K-12 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 344 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#150 out of 349 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Big Sandy K-12  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Sandy K-12  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Sandy K-12  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Big Sandy K-12  School District and public school graduation rate of MT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.31
0.37
# American Indian Students
20 Students
16,705 Students
% American Indian Students
11%
11%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,123 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
4 Students
6,836 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
5%
# Black Students
2 Students
1,264 Students
% Black Students
1%
1%
# White Students
143 Students
115,493 Students
% White Students
83%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
5,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1
943
# Students in K Grade:
11
11,711
# Students in 1st Grade:
11
11,414
# Students in 2nd Grade:
9
11,153
# Students in 3rd Grade:
13
11,569
# Students in 4th Grade:
12
11,982
# Students in 5th Grade:
13
11,729
# Students in 6th Grade:
12
11,819
# Students in 7th Grade:
19
11,250
# Students in 8th Grade:
12
11,233
# Students in 9th Grade:
18
11,309
# Students in 10th Grade:
16
10,939
# Students in 11th Grade:
12
10,392
# Students in 12th Grade:
14
9,679
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,399 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,300. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,809 is less than the state median of $17,245. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue
$3 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Big Sandy K-12  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$3 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Big Sandy K-12  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,399
$17,300
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Big Sandy K-12  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,809
$17,245
This chart display average spending per public school student in Big Sandy K-12  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Big Sandy K-12 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Big Sandy High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
398 First Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
(406) 378-2502
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
Rank: #22.
F E Miley School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
342 Vernon Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
(406) 378-2406
Grades: PK-6
| 82 students
Rank: #33.
Big Sandy 7-8
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
398 First Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
(406) 378-2502
Grades: 7-8
| 31 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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