Sentinel High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
901 South Avenue West
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone
(406) 728-2403
District
MISSOULA H S
County
MISSOULA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1219
Classroom Teachers
86

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

9

(10 is best)

Better than 90.3% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Sentinel High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 41
Proficiency in Reading 67 49
Proficiency in Math 47 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.13
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.87
AVG FOR STATE 13.94
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 290 23.8%
Grade 10 320 26.3%
Grade 11 306 25.1%
Grade 12 303 24.9%
Total 1219 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.7% 86.2% 81.5%
Black 1.8% 1.7% 0.9%
Hispanic 2.7% 3.4% 4.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 2.0% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 5.2% 6.6% 12.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.2% 28.6% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.3% 24.5% 39.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 4.1% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 105,166 1,050,493
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 50.7 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.7% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.8% 27.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.0% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 44,445 419,975
Single Parent Households With Children 7.9% 8.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.1% 93.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 43.8% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.7% 7.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.1% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 19.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.2% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 16.8%
$15,000 or less 13.7% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,687 $27,819,253 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,647 $5,960,493 10.8%
Staff $336 $1,215,984 2.2%
General Administration $149 $539,231 1.0%
School Administration $630 $2,279,970 4.1%
Operation $1,134 $4,103,946 7.4%
Transportation $673 $2,435,587 4.4%
Other $217 $785,323 1.4%
Total Support $4,785 $17,316,915 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,756 $9,973,964 18.1%
Total Expenditures $15,228 $55,110,132 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,611 $970,381,380 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $94,132,561 5.1%
Staff $409 $60,015,637 3.2%
General Administration $353 $51,760,480 2.8%
School Administration $608 $89,259,700 4.8%
Operation $1,115 $163,682,155 8.8%
Transportation $521 $76,422,586 4.1%
Other $305 $44,820,513 2.4%
Total Support $3,952 $580,102,912 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,064 $303,023,043 16.3%
Total Expenditures $12,627 $1,853,503,127 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%