Plains High School

  • Plains High School serves 117 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Plains High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Plains High School's student population of 117 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plains High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Plains High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#582 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
3%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Plains High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
87%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.37
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Graduation Rate≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plains High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlains K-12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plains Plains 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 82 students
    0.0 miles
    412 Rittenour
    Plains, MT 59859
    (406) 826-8600
    0.0 7-8 82
  • Plains Plains Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 234 students
    0.0 miles
    412 Rittenour
    Plains, MT 59859
    (406) 826-3642
    0.0 PK-6 234
  • Hot Springs Hot Springs 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 25 students
    14.3 miles
    301 Broadway
    Hot Springs, MT 59845
    (406) 741-2962
    14.3 7-8 25
  • Hot Springs Hot Springs High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 74 students
    14.3 miles
    301 Broadway
    Hot Springs, MT 59845
    (406) 741-2962
    14.3 9-12 74
  • Hot Springs Hot Springs School
    Grades: PK-6 | 86 students
    14.3 miles
    301 Broadway
    Hot Springs, MT 59845
    (406) 741-2014
    14.3 PK-6 86

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