Top 10 Best Cascade County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 11,505 students in Cascade County, MT. Cascade County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Cascade County, MT are Belt School, Meadow Lark School and Belt 7-8. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cascade County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Cascade County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Montana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is more than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Best Cascade County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Belt School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: PK-6
| 179 students
Rank: #22.
Meadow Lark School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2204 Fox Farm Road
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7300
Grades: PK-6
| 512 students
Rank: #33.
Belt 7-8
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: 7-8
| 46 students
Rank: #44.
Cascade School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
321 Central Ave W
Cascade, MT 59421
(406) 468-2671
Grades: PK-6
| 138 students
Rank: #55.
Ulm School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6 Ulm-vaughn Road
Ulm, MT 59485
(406) 866-3313
Grades: PK-5
| 71 students
Rank: #66.
Cascade 7-8
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
321 Central Ave W
Cascade, MT 59421
(406) 468-2267
Grades: 7-8
| 50 students
Rank: #77.
Riverview School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Smelter Avenue
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7015
Grades: PK-6
| 436 students
Rank: #88.
Sacajawea School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
630 Sacajawea Drive
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7080
Grades: PK-6
| 391 students
Rank: #99.
Chief Joseph School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5305 3rd Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6675
Grades: PK-6
| 273 students
Rank: #1010.
Centerville School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
693 Stockett Rd
Sand Coulee, MT 59472
(406) 736-5167
Grades: PK-5
| 100 students
Rank: #1111.
Loy School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 57th Street North
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6885
Grades: PK-6
| 367 students
Rank: #1212.
Belt High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: 9-12
| 81 students
Rank: #1313.
Cascade Colony School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
508 Birdtail Road
Simms, MT 59477
(406) 264-5104
Grades: PK-8
| 14 students
Rank: #1414.
Centerville 6-8
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
693 Stockett Rd
Sand Coulee, MT 59472
(406) 736-5167
Grades: 6-8
| 64 students
Rank: #1515.
Sunnyside School
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1800 19th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7115
Grades: PK-6
| 373 students
Rank: #1616.
Lincoln School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
624 27th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6800
Grades: PK-6
| 396 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Big Stone School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 Goonhill Road
Sand Coulee, MT 59472
(406) 736-5167
Grades: PK-8
| 22 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Grass Land Colony School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
714 Eden Rd
Sand Coulee, MT 59472
(406) 736-5322
Grades: PK-8
| 20 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Hillcrest Colony Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1124 Wilson Road
Vaughn, MT 59487
(406) 463-2236
Grades: PK-8
| 8 students
Rank: #2020.
North Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
2601 8th Street Ne
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6525
Grades: 7-8
| 759 students
Rank: #2121.
Lewis & Clark School
Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3800 1st Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6705
Grades: PK-6
| 365 students
Rank: #2222.
Mountain View School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3420 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7305
Grades: PK-6
| 403 students
Rank: #2323.
Fort Shaw Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
School Loop Road
Simms, MT 59477
(406) 264-5110
Grades: PK-5
| 92 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Centerville High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
693 Stockett Rd
Sand Coulee, MT 59472
(406) 736-5167
Grades: 9-12
| 53 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Hill Top Colony School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
909 Spring Creek Road
Sand Coulee, MT 59472
(406) 736-5169
Grades: PK-8
| 27 students
Rank: #2626.
Sun River Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Walker Street
Simms, MT 59477
(406) 264-5110
Grades: 6-8
| 57 students
Rank: #2727.
Valley View School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Avenue A Nw
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7145
Grades: PK-6
| 324 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Cascade High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
321 Central Ave W
Cascade, MT 59421
(406) 468-2267
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Pleasant Valley School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Grades: PK-8
| 28 students
Rank: #3030.
Morningside School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4119 7th Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6960
Grades: PK-6
| 246 students
Rank: #3131.
C M Russell High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
228 17th Avenue Nw
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,426 students
Rank: #3232.
East Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4040 Central Avenue
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6500
Grades: 7-8
| 809 students
Rank: #3333.
Great Falls High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 2nd Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6250
Grades: 9-12
| 1,555 students
Rank: #3434.
Giant Springs Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
520 32nd Street North
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7045
Grades: PK-6
| 405 students
Rank: #3535.
West Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 1st Avenue Nw
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7180
Grades: PK-6
| 431 students
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Cascade County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1508 Millegan Road
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 866-3381
Grades: PK-6
| 7 students
Po Box 2429
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 935 students
2501 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7045
Grades: PK-6
| 312 students

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