Billings Senior High School in Billings, MT - Niche

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Billings Senior High School is a public school in Billings, Montana. It has 1,685 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 64% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 197 reviews written and they have been mixed.

415 North 30th Street
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-5400

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 197 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: At Senior High, opportunities can be found around any corner. From Clay Club to Student Council, anyone can find a group of people who enjoy similar things as them. The students at Senior are very diverse. One of the main things I have learned there is to accept other people because you don't know their whole story. The kid sitting behind you in Spanish could have trouble at home or that girl giving a speech in English class may not have access to a nutritious meal every day. Although some may say that Senior does not harbor the best learning environment, if you apply yourself and do the work put in front of you, the teachers, staff, and fellow students will make your four years at Senior some of the best of your life.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Great school but could use more funding
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Staff was very helpful and the teachers were great!
    • High School Junior
    • 2
    Food: Ive never ate in the cafeteria
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Sports are very respected at Senior.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Billings West High School 2 mi. 1,973
2.00 Skyview High School 3 mi. 1,562
3.66 Bozeman High School 122 mi. 1,890
2.66 Belgrade High School 128 mi. 849
2.33 Great Falls High School 176 mi. 1,485

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 48%
Female 51%

Student Diversity

Billings Senior High School United States Belgrade High School Billings West High School Bozeman High School Great Falls High School Skyview High School
White 77.0% 51.0% 92.0% 85.0% 89.0% 78.0% 85.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 3.0% 5.0% 3.0% 2.0% 5.0%
Native American 7.0% 1.1% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0% 14.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 1.0% 2.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 30.0%
Grade 10 27.5%
Grade 11 20.7%
Grade 12 21.8%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 10% Not sure.
  • 14% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 39% Most teachers teach well and are fun.
  • 26% Incentive days
  • 22% Option for the Career Center.
  • 13% Extracurricular activities.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 27% The Wednesday schedule
  • 27% Nothing
  • 27% A lot of trouble students
  • 20% Early morning classes on Wednesdays

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 33% Incentive attendance days
  • 27% The teachers. they give many ways to get help.
  • 27% Diversity
  • 13% Our six weeks attendance.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Accepting
  • 43% Melting Pot

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% Reaching out to unfamiliar people makes it fun!
  • 25% Each person lives two lives.
  • 25% Study
  • 17% Be kind.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 31% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.