Columbia Falls H S School District

501 6th Ave West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Columbia Falls H S School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Montana for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public school serving 671 students in Columbia Falls H S School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Montana.
Public School in Columbia Falls H S School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Montana public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MT)
# Schools
1 School
833 Schools
# Students
671 Students
149,290 Students
# Teachers
42 Teachers
11,113 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Columbia Falls H S School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 338 school districts in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MT)
#260 out of 340 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Columbia Falls H S  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Falls H S  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 2020-21 school year data.
35-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Falls H S  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 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbia Falls H S  School District and public school graduation rate of MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.24
0.38
# American Indian Students
15 Students
15,994 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
11%
# Asian Students
3 Students
1,025 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
33 Students
8,352 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
5%
# Black Students
2 Students
1,102 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
583 Students
115,913 Students
% White Students
87%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
283 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
34 Students
6,620 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
419
# Students in K Grade:
-
12,862
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
11,175
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
11,224
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
11,162
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
11,204
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
11,403
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
11,228
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
11,740
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
12,102
# Students in 9th Grade:
196
12,173
# Students in 10th Grade:
159
11,749
# Students in 11th Grade:
161
10,745
# Students in 12th Grade:
155
10,104
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,987 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,306. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,493 is less than the state median of $15,395. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MT)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$2,285 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbia Falls H S  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$9 MM
$2,298 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbia Falls H S  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,987
$15,306
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbia Falls H S  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,493
$15,395
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbia Falls H S  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Columbia Falls H S School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbia Falls High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
610 13th Street West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 671 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Columbia Falls H S School District?
Columbia Falls H S School District manages 1 public schools serving 671 students.
What is the rank of Columbia Falls H S School District?
Columbia Falls H S School District is ranked #271 out of 338 school districts in Montana (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Montana school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Columbia Falls H S School District?
87% of Columbia Falls H S School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Columbia Falls H S School District?
Columbia Falls H S School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 13:1.
What is Columbia Falls H S School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,493 is less than the state median of $15,395. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 1 school
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 671 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : 85-89% (Top 20% in MT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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