Did you know...
- In Billings, the graduation rate increased from 77.6% in 2011 to 83.4% in 2014.
- In the state of Montana, an additional 162 students graduated in 2014 compared to 2013. These graduates represent gains of as much as $24 million in increased lifetime earnings and $162,000 in annual state and local tax revenues.
- If Billings increased its overall graduation rate to 95%, the economic benefits from these additional 162 graduates would likely include as much as:
$ 2.6 million increase in gross regional product and $1.6 million in increased annual spending into the local economy
$ 3.4 million in increased home sales and $2 million in increased auto sales
For more information reagrding Graduation Matters Billings, visit their website here.
To graduate from a Billings Public High School a student shall have earned a minimum of twenty credits. (The minimum will be 21 beginning with the class of 2008).
• 4 credits in English
• 2 credits in Mathematics, one of which must be Algebra I or above
• 1 credit in World History
• 1 credit in American History
• 1/2 credit in Government
• 1/2 credit in senior Social Studies
• 2 credits in Science (1 in Biology and 1 in Physical Science)
• 1 credit in Health Enhancement
• 1 credit in Visual or Performing Arts
• 1 credit in Practical Arts
• 7 Elective credits selected by the student
For more information regarding graduation requirements, please contact your individual high school.