76 3rd Avenue
Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
St Ignatius High School serves 129 students in grades 9-12.
St Ignatius 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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in MT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

St Ignatius High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

St Ignatius High School's student population of 129 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

St Ignatius 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 St Ignatius High School is 0.53, which is more 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
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State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#485 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)
40-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
61%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
31%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St Ignatius High School's ranking?

St Ignatius High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

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 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

What is the graduation rate of St Ignatius High School?

The graduation rate of St Ignatius High School is 90%, which is higher than the Montana state average of 84%.

How many students attend St Ignatius High School?

129 students attend St Ignatius High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

61% of St Ignatius High School students are American Indian, 31% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of St Ignatius High School?

St Ignatius High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does St Ignatius High School offer ?

St Ignatius High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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