Sentinel High School
Sentinel High School serves 1,278 students in grades 9-12.
Sentinel High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (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 13% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 1,278 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Graduation Rate: 86% (Top 30% in MT)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 40% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 64% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
Sentinel High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Sentinel High School's student population of 1,278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sentinel High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Sentinel High School is 0.24, 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
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#323 out of 715 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education
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