123 Walker Street
Simms, MT 59477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Simms High School serves 119 students in grades 9-12.
Simms 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in MT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Simms High School's student population of 119 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Simms High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Simms High School is 0.29, 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
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#589 out of 715 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%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
84%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Simms High School?

The graduation rate of Simms High School is 80%, which is lower than the Montana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Simms High School?

119 students attend Simms High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

84% of Simms High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Simms High School?

Simms High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Simms High School offer ?

Simms High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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