Top 10 Best Flathead County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 47 public schools serving 14,373 students in Flathead County, MT. Flathead County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Flathead County, MT are Deer Park 7-8, Creston School and Russell School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Flathead County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Flathead County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Montana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Best Flathead County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Deer Park 7-8
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2105 Middle Road
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-5388
Grades: 7-8
| 34 students
Rank: #22.
Creston School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4495 Montana 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-2859
Grades: PK-6
| 103 students
Rank: #33.
Russell School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
227 West Nevada
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #44.
Deer Park School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2105 Middle Road
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-5388
Grades: PK-6
| 112 students
Rank: #55.
Swan River 7-8
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1205 Swan Highway
Bigfork, MT 59911
(406) 837-4528
Grades: 7-8
| 33 students
Rank: #66.
Somers Middle School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
315 School Addition Rd
Somers, MT 59932
(406) 857-3661
Grades: 5-8
| 262 students
Rank: #77.
Kalispell Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
205 Nw Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,030 students
Rank: #88.
Edgerton School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1400 Whitefish Stage
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4040
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Lakeside Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
255 Adams Street
Somers, MT 59932
(406) 844-2208
Grades: PK-4
| 291 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
West Valley School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2290 Farm To Market Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-7239
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #1111.
L A Muldown School
Math: 64% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1300 East 7th St.
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-8620
Grades: PK-4
| 694 students
Rank: #1212.
Ruder Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 12th Avenue West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-6570
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Lillian Peterson School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1119 2nd Street W
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3737
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Whitefish High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1143 East 4th St.
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 588 students
Rank: #1515.
Cornelius Hedges School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
827 4th Avenue E
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4090
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Marion 7-8
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
205 Gopher Lane
Marion, MT 59925
(406) 854-2333
Grades: 7-8
| 30 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
West Glacier School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
160 Old Bridge Road
West Glacier, MT 59936
(406) 888-5312
Grades: PK-6
| 66 students
Rank: #1818.
Kila School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
395 Kila Road
Kila, MT 59920
(406) 257-2428
Grades: PK-6
| 135 students
Rank: #1919.
Whitefish Middle 5-8
Math: 49% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 East Second Street
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-8650
Grades: 5-8
| 586 students
Rank: #2020.
Swan River School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1205 Swan Highway
Bigfork, MT 59911
(406) 837-4528
Grades: PK-6
| 146 students
Rank: #2121.
Columbia Falls Jr High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1805 Talbot Road
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-6530
Grades: 6-8
| 506 students
Rank: #2222.
Bigfork Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Commerce St
Bigfork, MT 59911
(406) 837-7412
Grades: PK-6
| 436 students
Rank: #2323.
West Valley Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2290 Farm To Market Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-7239
Grades: 6-8
| 237 students
Rank: #2424.
Jeannette Rankin Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2155 Airport Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #2525.
Cayuse Prairie School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
897 Lake Blaine Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 756-4560
Grades: PK-6
| 213 students
Rank: #2626.
Glacier High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
375 Wolfpack Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 758-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,345 students
Rank: #2727.
Kila 7-8
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
395 Kila Road
Kila, MT 59920
(406) 257-2428
Grades: 7-8
| 47 students
Rank: #2828.
Bissell School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5955 Farm To Market Road
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-2828
Grades: PK-6
| 70 students
Rank: #2929.
Bigfork 7-8
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Commerce St
Bigfork, MT 59911
(406) 837-7412
Grades: 7-8
| 146 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Bigfork High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Commerce St
Bigfork, MT 59911
(406) 837-7420
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Elrod School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
412 3rd Avenue W
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 197 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Cayuse Prairie 7-8
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
897 Lake Blaine Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 756-4560
Grades: 7-8
| 47 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Helena Flats 7-8
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Helena Flats Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 257-2301
Grades: 7-8
| 39 students
Rank: #3434.
East Evergreen School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
585 E. Evergreen
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-1121
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #3535.
Fair-mont-egan Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
797 Fairmont Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-7072
Grades: 6-8
| 57 students
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Flathead County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
200 North St
Hungry Horse, MT 59919
(406) 387-5323
Grades: PK-5
| 91 students
1805 Talbot Rd
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-6530
Grades: 6
| 161 students
20 West Evergreen Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-1131
Grades: 5-6
| 174 students
233 First Ave East
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3990
Grades: 7
| 292 students
600 East Second St
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-8650
Grades: 5-6
| n/a students

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