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Fergus High School

Public | 9-12 | 378 students

 

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Posted July 29, 2013

Fergus High School does a super job of preparing their students to be career and college ready, inspite of its size and the lack of local and state funding, . Past students have excelled at almost any institution of higher learning in the nation and graduates can be found leading and succeeding almost everywhere.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 26, 2012

The teachers are (with a few exceptions) apathetic. Many of then spend more time on the sport they coach than the class they teach.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 30, 2010

The teachers are rude, and the classes are farther behind than the other schools i have attended
—Submitted by a student


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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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
55%

2008

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
80%

2008

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2011.

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
51%

2008

 
 
46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

Math

All Students58%
Female59%
Male57%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic57%
Participates in free/reduced lunch45%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities66%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%

Reading

All Students78%
Female77%
Male80%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic79%
Participates in free/reduced lunch73%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities86%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English78%

Science

All Students41%
Female40%
Male43%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, Non-Hispanic42%
Participates in free/reduced lunch28%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Montana Office of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 82%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 11%
Asian 2% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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