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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 46 top public schools in Flathead County, MT, serving 14,157 students.
  • Flathead County, MT public school have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus 50% Montana statewide average). Their average school ranking is in the top 20% of public schools in Montana.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Creston School, with 70-79% math proficiency and 80-89% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Montana or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian) , which is less than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Montana public school average of 14:1.

Top Flathead County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | MT School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bigfork Bigfork 7-8 Math: 30-34% / Reading: 55-59% | Bottom 50%
    600 Commerce St
    Bigfork, MT 59911
    (406)837-7412

    Grades: 7-8 | 146 students
  • Bigfork Bigfork Elementary School Math: 45% / Reading: 66% | Top 30%
    600 Commerce St
    Bigfork, MT 59911
    (406)837-7412

    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
  • Bigfork Bigfork High School Math: 40-49% / Reading: 60-69% | Top 50%
    600 Commerce St
    Bigfork, MT 59911
    (406)837-7420

    Grades: 9-12 | 299 students
  • Whitefish Bissell 7-8 Math: 21-39% / Reading: 40-59% | Bottom 50%
    5955 Farm To Market Road
    Whitefish, MT 59937
    (406)862-2828

    Grades: 7-8 | 16 students
  • Whitefish Bissell School Math: 20-29% / Reading: 40-59% | Bottom 50%
    5955 Farm To Market Road
    Whitefish, MT 59937
    (406)862-2828

    Grades: PK-6 | 64 students
  • Kalispell Cayuse Prairie 7-8 Math: 40-49% / Reading: 40-49% | Bottom 50%
    897 Lake Blaine Road
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)756-4560

    Grades: 7-8 | 51 students
  • Kalispell Cayuse Prairie School Math: 40-44% / Reading: 45-49% | Bottom 50%
    897 Lake Blaine Road
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)756-4560

    Grades: PK-6 | 189 students
  • Columbia Falls Columbia Falls High School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 40-44% | Bottom 50%
    610 13th Street West
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6500

    Grades: 9-12 | 643 students
  • Columbia Falls Columbia Falls Junior High School Math: 38% / Reading: 66% | Top 50%
    1805 Talbot Road
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6530

    Grades: 6-8 | 484 students
  • Kalispell Cornelius Hedges School Math: 50-54% / Reading: 70-74% | Top 10%
    827 4th Avenue E
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-4090

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Kalispell Creston School Math: 70-79% / Reading: 80-89% | Top 1%
    4495 Montana 35
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)755-2859

    Grades: PK-6 | 96 students
  • Columbia Falls Deer Park 7-8 Math: 40-59% / Reading: ≥80% | Top 20%
    2105 Middle Road
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-5388

    Grades: 7-8 | 28 students
  • Columbia Falls Deer Park School Math: 40-49% / Reading: 60-69% | Top 50%
    2105 Middle Road
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-5388

    Grades: PK-6 | 113 students
  • Kalispell East Evergreen School Math: 30-34% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    585 E. Evergreen
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-1121

    Grades: PK-4 | 381 students
  • Kalispell Edgerton School Math: 60% / Reading: 68% | Top 10%
    1400 Whitefish Stage
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-4040

    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
  • Kalispell Elrod School Math: 45-49% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 50%
    412 3rd Avenue W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-3700

    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
  • Kalispell Evergreen Junior High School Math: 38% / Reading: 50% | Bottom 50%
    20 West Evergreen Drive
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-1131

    Grades: 5-8 | 323 students
  • Kalispell Fair-mont-egan 7-8 Math: 21-39% / Reading: 40-59% | Bottom 50%
    797 Fairmont Road
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)755-7072

    Grades: 7-8 | 31 students
  • Kalispell Fair-mont-egan School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    797 Fairmont Road
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)755-7072

    Grades: PK-6 | 143 students
  • Kalispell Flathead High School Math: 34% / Reading: 62% | Top 50%
    644 4th Avenue West
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-3500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1492 students
  • Columbia Falls Glacier Gateway Elementary School Math: 36% / Reading: 51% | Bottom 50%
    440 4th Avenue West
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6540

    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
  • Kalispell Glacier High School Math: 36% / Reading: 57% | Top 50%
    375 Wolfpack Way
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)758-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1345 students
  • Kalispell Helena Flats 7-8 Math: 30-39% / Reading: 50-59% | Bottom 50%
    1000 Helena Flats Road
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)257-2301

    Grades: 7-8 | 49 students
  • Kalispell Helena Flats School Math: 35-39% / Reading: 40-44% | Bottom 50%
    1000 Helena Flats Road
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)257-2301

    Grades: PK-6 | 200 students
  • Kalispell Kalispell Middle School Math: 47% / Reading: 69% | Top 30%
    205 Nw Lane
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-3800

    Grades: 6-8 | 1038 students
  • Kila Kila 7-8 Math: 30-39% / Reading: 60-69% | Top 50%
    395 Kila Road
    Kila, MT 59920
    (406)257-2428

    Grades: 7-8 | 35 students
  • Kila Kila School Math: 35-39% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 50%
    395 Kila Road
    Kila, MT 59920
    (406)257-2428

    Grades: PK-6 | 135 students
  • Whitefish L A Muldown School Math: 62% / Reading: 62% | Top 10%
    1300 East 7th St.
    Whitefish, MT 59937
    (406)862-8620

    Grades: PK-4 | 665 students
  • Somers Lakeside Elementary School Math: 50-54% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 20%
    255 Adams Street
    Somers, MT 59932
    (406)844-2208

    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
  • Kalispell Lillian Peterson School Math: 67% / Reading: 75-79% | Top 5%
    1119 2nd Street W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-3737

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Marion Marion 7-8 Math: 60-79% / Reading: 60-79% | Top 5%
    205 Gopher Lane
    Marion, MT 59925
    (406)854-2333

    Grades: 7-8 | 24 students
  • Marion Marion School Math: 40-49% / Reading: 40-49% | Bottom 50%
    205 Gopher Lane
    Marion, MT 59925
    (406)854-2333

    Grades: PK-6 | 87 students
  • Marion Pleasant Valley School
    7975 Pleasant Valley Road
    Marion, MT 59925
    (406)858-2343

    Grades: PK-8 | 4 students
  • Columbia Falls Ruder Elementary School Math: 61% / Reading: 64% | Top 10%
    1500 12th Avenue West
    Columbia Falls, MT 59912
    (406)892-6570

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Kalispell Russell School Math: 50-54% / Reading: 65-69% | Top 10%
    227 West Nevada
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406)751-3900

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Show 11 more public schools in Flathead County, MT (out of 46 total schools)
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