District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Bismarck 1 School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Bismarck 1 School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Bismarck 1 School District

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Parent / Guardian
April 04, 2023
My child was getting bullied at this school. They ended up getting in trouble for defending themselves. And not even hearing him out. Which is disrespectful because they started picking on him first... More
Parent / Guardian
September 15, 2021
All three of our children graduated with honors from BHS. One is currently a medical doctor, one is an electrical engineer, and one is in college. Many extracurricular activities including science,... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 20, 2021
I attended in the early 1990s, so the school may have changed a lot since then. However, certain things are likely the same. The principal at the time was the most caring and thoughtful principal I... More
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