Billings West High School



Billings West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Billings West High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 510
10 466
11 425
12 442

Billings West High School is a public high school of the Billings H S School District located in Billings, MT. It has 1,843 students in grades 9th through 12th. Billings West High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Montana and the 2,051st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,843
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 123.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,051st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 2nd out of 171
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 145th out of 171
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 1st out of 171

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Billings West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 956
(52%)
2,634
(51%)
 Female 887
(48%)
2,540
(49%)

Billings West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,554
(84%)
4,169
(81%)
 Hispanic 107
(6%)
399
(8%)
 American Indian 72
(4%)
275
(5%)
 Two or More 56
(3%)
191
(4%)
 Black 32
(2%)
86
(2%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
13
(0%)

Billings West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,393
(76%)
3,575
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 353
(19%)
1,277
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(5%)
322
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Billings West High School is ranked 6th out of 158 ranked schools in Montana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Billings West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.4%) is lower than the state average of 39.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Billings West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2143
2006 2078
2007 2016
2008 1996
2009 1956
2010 1906
2011 1958
2012 1973
2013 1883
2014 1864
2015 1843

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16
2007 14.9
2008 15.1
2009 14.9
2010 14.9
2011 16
2012 15.6
2013 15.2
2014 19.8
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13299113392441
2006 0.17949951876805
2007 0.12549603174603
2008 0.17084168336673
2009 0.16717791411043
2010 0.20514165792235
2011 0.23186925434116
2012 0.1976685250887
2013 0.22357939458311
2014 0.20278969957082
2015 0.244167118828

Compare Billings West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,292.5% 12.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.4%
 
State Average 39.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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