Top 3 Best Montana Blue Ribbon Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 blue ribbon public high schools serving 603 students in Montana.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public high schools in Montana are Winnett High School, Columbus High School and Twin Bridges High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Montana blue ribbon public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Montana public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Montana blue ribbon public high school have a Graduation Rate of 87%, which is more than the Montana average of 83%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Columbus High School, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Montana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Montana public high school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Best Blue Ribbon Public High Schools in Montana (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Winnett High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
305 S Broadway
Winnett, MT 59087
(406) 429-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
Rank: #22.
Columbus High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
433 N 3rd St
Columbus, MT 59019
(406) 322-5373
Grades: 9-12
| 234 students
Rank: #33.
Twin Bridges High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
216 West 6th St
Twin Bridges, MT 59754
(406) 684-5657
Grades: 9-12
| 57 students
Rank: #44.
Anaconda Sr High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Main Street
Anaconda, MT 59711
(406) 563-6361
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public high schools in Montana?
The top ranked blue ribbon public high schools in Montana include Winnett High School, Columbus High School and Twin Bridges High School.
How many blue ribbon public high schools are located in Montana?
4 blue ribbon public high schools are located in Montana.
What is the racial composition of students in Montana?
Montana blue ribbon public high schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Montana public high schools average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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