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600 Commerce St
Bigfork, MT 59911
p. 406-837-7420

Bigfork High School
in Bigfork, MT

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Bigfork H S
State Agency:
Office Of Public Instruction

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offered9th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelHigh School
Teacher FTEs26.6
Surrounding communityRural, Remote Census-defined rural territory that is more than 25 miles from an urbanized area and is also more than 10 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet SchoolN/A
Charter SchoolN/A
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Bigfork, MT 59911
Total Population6,936 (N/A urban / 6,936 rural)
Households2,914 (2.35 people per house)
Median Household Income$35,080
Families2,083 (2.78 people per family)
Pop. — African American12
Pop. — Asian43
Pop. — Pacific Islander15
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native128
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)6,784
Pop. — Other53

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 40 12%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 24 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 64 19%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     7%
English Language Learners    

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A56%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A86%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A69%
White Non-HispanicN/A85%
All StudentsN/A82%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 83 91.54%
GED Recipients     8.93%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Bigfork High School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic41%N/A
Asian / Pacific Islander2<N/A1%
American Indian / Alaskan Native6<1%11%
White Non-Hispanic318>94%83%
9th Grade 1 1 2 83 87
10th Grade 2 1 1 87 91
11th Grade 3 78 81
12th Grade 2 4 70 76
Total 4 5 2 6 318 335

Bigfork H S – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Bigfork High School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides3.0>33%23%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors0.3>3%2%
Library / Media Specialist1.0>11%4%
Library / Media SupportN/A2%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)N/A3%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)2.0>22%2%
Guidance Staff Total2.0>22%5%
District Admins0.5>6%2%
Dist. Admin/SpptN/A5%
School Admins1.0>11%6%
School Admin/SpptN/A0%
Other SupportN/A38%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Bigfork H S Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$1,000<$2$3,189
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $7,298
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $7,298
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $4,021
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund$43,000<$128$191
 Bond Fund$12,000<$35$1,843
 Other Funds$1,026,000<$3,062$6,729
Total Revenues$3,608,000<$10,770$14,507
Total Expenses$3,501,000<$10,450$13,621

Bigfork H S Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs  
Special Education Programs  
Vocational Education Programs  
Other Education Programs  
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$1,308,000$327,000$1,158,292$333,139
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$37,000$10,000$94,664$25,937
 General Administration$58,000$17,000$53,432$17,157
 School Administration$112,000$36,000$164,878$50,444
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$116,000$38,000$117,190$46,945
 Student Transportation$89,000$32,000$56,580$18,757
 Business / Central / Other$63,000$16,000$46,524$15,075
Food Services$92,000$38,000$62,057$24,146

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Bigfork H S.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$69,000<$205$374
  General Administration$109,000<$325$722
  School Administration$162,000<$483$561
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$337,000<$1,005$1,547
  Student Transportation$279,000<$832$835
  Business / Central / Other$91,000<$271$520
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$239,000>$713$595
  Enterprise Operations  $92
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services  $71
 Adult Education  $48
 Total  $73
Capital Outlay
 Construction  $1,289
 Land &amp; Existing Structures  $262
 Instructional Equipment$18,000<$53$196
 Other Equipment$26,000<$77$448
 Non-Specified Equipment  $198
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$8,000<$23$208
Debt Interest  $179

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Bigfork H S.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I  $550
  Children with Disabilities Idea$39,000<$116$240
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality  $170
  Safe and Drug Free Schools  $22
  Title V, Part A  $12
  Vocational and Tech Education$19,000<$56$59
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$103,000>$307$307
  Other  $344
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $1,429
  Indian Education  $167
  Other  $686
 Non-Specified  $344
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$1,144,000<$3,414$4,391
 Staff Improvement Programs$59,000<$176$263
 Special Education Programs  $12
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$7,000<$20$87
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs  $10
 Vocational Education Programs$6,000<$17$32
 School Lunch Programs  $41
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs   
 Transportation Programs$39,000<$116$247
 Other Programs$240,000<$716$2,181
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$1,265,000>$3,776$3,197
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $327
 From Cities and Counties$328,000<$979$1,107
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$7,000<$20$36
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $14
 School Lunch$125,000>$373$200
 Textbook Sales and Rentals  $5
 District Activity Receipts$146,000<$435$681
 Students Fees, Non-Specified  $72
 Other Sales and Services  $62
 Interest Earnings$42,000<$125$311

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