Since 2009, Montana’s dropout rate has been cut by more than a third. The state’s graduation rate reached another historic high in 2014-2015 at 86 percent.
Quick Facts for Graduate and Dropout Reports
The Montana EWS model uses readily available school, student, and other live data to identify students who are at risk of dropping out of school. Students are identified as early as 6th grade so that action may be taken by school officials.
Early Warning System
The FAFSA Completion Report provides secure access to school counselors and other authorized school personnel to view the status of each high school senior’s completion status on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in each school year.
FAFSA Completion Report (login required)
Montana is one of 13 states that provides the ACT free for all public school juniors.
As part of the OPI’s K20 Data Project, the Montana e-Transcript Initiative establishes data linkages between K12 Education and post-secondary partners.
Free Electronic Transcripts
Welcome! This data reporting system provides access to multiple years of data and interactive reports on student achievement, graduation rates, enrollment, program and course offerings, district and school profiles, the National Assessment of Progress (NAEP), and financial information reported by school districts. Additionally, GEMS provides users the ability to compare Montana schools side-by-side.
We provide schools, policy makers, parents and the public with unprecedented access to data and reports regarding Montana's public education system. Here are some resources to help guide you through GEMS. Please visit our
Training Center for a complete set of our helpful resources.
Data Transport SystemThe OPI has designed a data transport system to facilitate the collection and exchange of student information required for Montana standard transcripts. School or district personnel using Infinite Campus, PowerSchool or Schoolmaster, have the option to use the MT Transcript extract in their SIS system to upload student transcript data into a secure database.https://datatransport.opi.mt.gov/
Parchment Exchange Free, certified, electronic transcripts are now available to high school students enrolled in participating schools.
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