Billings Catholic Schools State of the Schools

Enrollment

Billings Catholic Schools Early Childhood Education Preschool     156
Saint Francis K-8     618
Billings Central Catholic High School 9-12     296
5-year Average PK-12     1025
Current Population     1070

Demographics

Gender
52% Male
48% Female

Religion
64% Catholic

Giving Back
Students and staff contribute over 9,000 hours of community service annually

Ethnicity
Hispanic     4.1%
American Indian/Native Alaskan     3.9%
Asian     2.9%
Black/African American     2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander     .1%
White     87%

Staff

Administrative 21
Teachers, Counselors, Specialists and Aides 91
100% certified by the Montana Office of Public Instruction
70% have 10 years or more experience
39% of Staff Hold Advanced Degrees
69% have 10 or more years experience

Annual Tuition

K-4 $6145
5-8 $6600
9-12 $9525
Scholarship Assistance Awarded Annually
$800,000
7% ACE Scholarship Recipients
75% of students receive scholarship dollars or financial assistance from BCS, the BCS Foundation, or their Catholic parish

Faith

Mass, Holy Days and Sacraments celebrated
Daily prayer
Opportunity for spiritual retreats and religious ministry participation
Students and staff provide over 9,000 community service hours annually

Family Spirit

10 Early Childhood class or class and care options
Over 85% participation rate in one or more MHSA sanctioned activities
K-8 and PK on-site before and after care programs
Over 50 clubs, sports and extracurricular activities offered
K-12 Music Program
2/3 of student body participate in fine arts

Academic Excellence

One to one iPad school
20 Honors, Advanced Placement and Dual Credit classes offered
AP Computer Science
All students take coding class
College Advising Counselor
Percentage grading
No class ranking
Accredited by the WCEA, OPI and AdvancED