Top 5 Best Butte Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,179 students in Butte, MT. Butte has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Butte, MT are Whittier School, Hillcrest School and Margaret Leary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Butte, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Butte have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Montana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).

Best Butte, MT Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whittier School
Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2500 Sherman
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2890
Grades: PK-6
| 434 students
Rank: #22.
Hillcrest School
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3000 Continental Drive
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2850
Grades: PK-6
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Margaret Leary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1301 4 Mile Vue Rd
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2550
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students
Rank: #44.
West Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
800 S Emmett
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2700
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #55.
East Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Grand Avenue
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 618 students
Rank: #66.
Emerson School
Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1924 Phillips Ave
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2800
Grades: PK-6
| 435 students
Rank: #77.
Kennedy School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 N Emmett
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2450
Grades: PK-6
| 253 students
Rank: #88.
Butte High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 S Wyoming
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2220
Grades: 9-12
| 1,206 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Butte, Montana

Butte, Montana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
111 North Montana
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2950
Grades: K-6
| 293 students

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