Whitefish 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1143 East 4th St.
Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone
(406) 862-8600
District
WHITEFISH H S
County
FLATHEAD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
524
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.9% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 39
Proficiency in Reading 52 45
Proficiency in Math 37 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.58
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.58
AVG FOR STATE 13.99
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 156 29.8%
Grade 10 131 25.0%
Grade 11 137 26.1%
Grade 12 100 19.1%
Total 524 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.6% 94.6% 81.6%
Black 0.6% 0.6% 0.9%
Hispanic 2.5% 2.5% 4.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.4% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.9% 1.9% 11.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.5% 22.5% 29.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.4% 16.4% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.1% 6.1% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 15,327 1,062,305
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 26.1 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.2% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.9% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.7% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.4% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,334 423,240
Single Parent Households With Children 4.7% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 93.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 46.6% 31.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.9% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.8% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.7% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.5% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.2% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 12.5% 11.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,315 $4,007,830 55.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $699 $336,918 4.6%
Staff $720 $347,040 4.8%
General Administration $226 $108,932 1.5%
School Administration $965 $465,130 6.4%
Operation $1,174 $565,868 7.8%
Transportation $645 $310,890 4.3%
Other $185 $89,170 1.2%
Total Support $4,614 $2,223,948 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,183 $1,052,206 14.4%
Total Expenditures $15,112 $7,283,984 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,522 $965,665,892 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $657 $97,213,465 5.2%
Staff $393 $58,197,300 3.1%
General Administration $348 $51,552,658 2.8%
School Administration $601 $88,958,364 4.8%
Operation $1,102 $163,126,420 8.8%
Transportation $523 $77,390,262 4.2%
Other $306 $45,293,842 2.4%
Total Support $3,929 $581,757,831 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,074 $307,152,026 16.6%
Total Expenditures $12,525 $1,854,576,037 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%