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In Montana, high school students must complete at least 20 units of study in specific subjects to graduate, including one unit of career and technical education. High school sophomores are assessed in math, science and reading through the Montana Comprehensive Assessment System, according to the Montana Office of Public Instruction.
Among Montana schools in the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, two were awarded silver medals and four received bronze medals. Montana's one gold medal school is Gardiner High School, in the Gardiner High School District, which is roughly 180 miles from both Billings and the state capital of Helena.