Big Sky School K-12 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 367 students in Big Sky School K-12 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Montana.
Public Schools in Big Sky School K-12 School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Big Sky School K-12 School District are Ophir Elementary School, Lone Peak High School and Ophir 7-8. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Big Sky School K-12 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Big Sky School K-12 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Montana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Big Sky School K-12 School District
School District Website
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
367 Students
147,122 Students
# Teachers
29 Teachers
10,494 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Big Sky School K-12 School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 80% has increased from 50% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
Overall District Rank
#31 out of 349 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Big Sky School K-12  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Sky School 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)
62%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Sky School 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
≥80%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Big Sky School 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
0.21
0.37
# American Indian Students
1 Student
16,705 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
11%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,123 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
29 Students
6,836 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
5%
# Black Students
n/a
1,264 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
325 Students
115,493 Students
% White Students
89%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
5,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
943
# Students in K Grade:
21
11,711
# Students in 1st Grade:
20
11,414
# Students in 2nd Grade:
35
11,153
# Students in 3rd Grade:
36
11,569
# Students in 4th Grade:
29
11,982
# Students in 5th Grade:
36
11,729
# Students in 6th Grade:
30
11,819
# Students in 7th Grade:
31
11,250
# Students in 8th Grade:
28
11,233
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
11,309
# Students in 10th Grade:
20
10,939
# Students in 11th Grade:
20
10,392
# Students in 12th Grade:
26
9,679
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,608 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 $13,251 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
$6 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Big Sky School 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
$5 MM
$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Big Sky School 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
$16,608
$17,300
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Big Sky School 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
$13,251
$17,245
This chart display average spending per public school student in Big Sky School 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 Sky School K-12 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ophir Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45465 Gallatin Rd-30, Miles S.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-4281
Grades: PK-5
| 177 students
Rank: #22.
Lone Peak High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45465 Gallatin Rd-30, Miles S.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-4281
Grades: 9-12
| 101 students
Rank: #33.
Ophir 7-8
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
45465 Gallatin Rd-30, Miles S.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-4281
Grades: 6-8
| 89 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in MT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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