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Avg. test scores 22%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 4%

Billings school information

IndexBillingsMontanaNational
Average Test Scores38%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools4240879,221
Total private schools127724,874
Total post-secondary schools6327,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Billings are 22% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Billings
  • 89.5% of people in Billings have completed 8th grade
  • 88.6% of people in Billings have completed high school
  • 31.4% of people in Billings have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Billings

      IndexBillingsMontanaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.5%89.4%84.3%
      Completed high school88.6%88.2%83.0%
      Completed some college64.3%63.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.0%38.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.4%29.9%30.3%
      Completed masters9.7%9.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.0%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

      Billings, MT School Districts

      • Billings Elementary School District
      • Billings High School District
      • Blue Creek Elementary School District
      • Canyon Creek Elementary School District
      • Elder Grove Elementary School District
      • Elysian Elementary School District
      • Independent Elementary School District
      • Morin Elementary School District
      • Pioneer Elementary School District
      • Yellowstone Academy Elementary School District

      There are a total of 42 public schools, 12 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Billings. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Billings, MT schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Billings, MT, an average of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lockwood, MT7,67044%12%
      Shepherd, MT56541%16%
      Laurel, MT6,93138%23%
      Billings, MT109,08938%22%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,06747%5%
      High Point, NC108,98236%27%
      Waterbury, CT109,21123%53%
      Temecula, CA108,96554%10%
      Cambridge, MA108,75766%34%
      Billings, MT109,08938%22%
      Source: The Billings, MT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.