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Billings Sr. High School

Public | 7-12 | 214 students

 
 

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3 stars

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Posted January 10, 2013

I hated my time in Billings. The school is old and teachers do not care about the students. I was horribly lost at what was actually going on and still managed straight A's without learning actually anything and I was so unprepared for college. Thanks to Billings, I am now working as a manager at Walmart. :/


Posted March 2, 2011

Excellent administration, board, teachers and support staff, my kids are receiveing a great education and enjoy many extra curricular activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2008

At Billings High School there is alot of favoritism for faculty members' children. I was not prepared for college after attending this school.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 56% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 51% in 2014.

23 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2014.

23 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2014.

23 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White65%
Free or reduced-price lunch71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students63%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White65%
Free or reduced-price lunch64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students52%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunch50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White57%
Free or reduced-price lunch58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
10%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
53%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

43 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 64% in 2014.

17 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
6%

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
25%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 67% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
54%
English

The state average for English was 60% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%
English II

The state average for English II was 75% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
68%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 66% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
37%
Government

The state average for Government was 62% in 2014.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
47%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 48% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students10%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White7%
Free or reduced-price lunch11%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra II

All Students6%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White6%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Biology

All Students80%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White83%
Free or reduced-price lunch71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English

All Students53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English II

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Geometry

All Students32%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White32%
Free or reduced-price lunch27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Government

All Students58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White63%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

U.S. History

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White45%
Free or reduced-price lunch31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 98% 74%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 17%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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118 West Mt Vernon
Billings, MO 65610
Phone: (417) 744-2551

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