West Yellowstone school information

IndexWest YellowstoneMontanaNational
Average Test Scores41%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools340879,221
Total private schoolsn/a7724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a327,963
The West Yellowstone, MT educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Yellowstone public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 6% higher than than the Montana average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Yellowstone public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Montana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 25.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Yellowstone are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in West Yellowstone.
  • 85.9% of people in West Yellowstone have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in West Yellowstone have completed high school.
  • 25.5% of people in West Yellowstone have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Yellowstone

IndexWest YellowstoneMontanaNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%89.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%88.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.3%63.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%38.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%29.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%9.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in West Yellowstone (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Yellowstone, MT1,13941%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cotton Valley, LA1,13980%62%
Big Rock, IL1,13950%1%
Newark, IL1,13941%17%
Coffeeville, MS1,13922%56%
Mamers, NC1,14041%18%
West Yellowstone, MT1,13941%16%
Source: The West Yellowstone, 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.