Top 10 Best Gallatin County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 47 public schools serving 14,157 students in Gallatin County, MT (there are 20 private schools, serving 1,572 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Gallatin County, MT are educated in public schools (compared to the MT state average of 93%). Gallatin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Gallatin County, MT are Anderson 7-8, Morning Star School and Anderson School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gallatin County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Montana public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Gallatin County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Montana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Best Gallatin County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Anderson 7-8
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10040 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 587-1305
Grades: 7-8
| 47 students
Rank: #22.
Morning Star School
Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
830 Arnold St
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Anderson School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10040 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 587-1305
Grades: PK-6
| 158 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Longfellow School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
516 S Tracy
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6150
Grades: PK-5
| 275 students
Rank: #55.
Hawthorne School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
405 E Mendenhall
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lamotte 6-8
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
841 Bear Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 586-2838
Grades: 6-8
| 25 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lamotte School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
841 Bear Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 586-2838
Grades: PK-5
| 41 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lone Peak High School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
45465 Gallatin Rd-30, Miles S.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-4281
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
Rank: #99.
Amsterdam School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6360 Camp Creek Road
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 282-7216
Grades: PK-6
| 156 students
Rank: #1010.
Monforton School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6001 Monforton School Rd
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 586-1557
Grades: 3-5
| 234 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Monforton 6-8
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6001 Monforton School Rd
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 586-1557
Grades: 6-8
| 202 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Ridge View Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
117 Green Belt Drive
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-4534
Grades: PK-4
| 406 students
Rank: #1313.
Gallatin Gateway School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Mill Street
Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
(406) 763-4415
Grades: PK-6
| 115 students
Rank: #1414.
Emily Dickinson School
Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2435 Annie Street
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6650
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1515.
Meadowlark Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4415 Durston
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 582-6860
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1616.
Bozeman High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
205 N 11th Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,228 students
Rank: #1717.
Manhattan Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
416 North Broadway
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 284-3250
Grades: PK-4
| 249 students
Rank: #1818.
Gallatin Gateway 7-8
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Mill Street
Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
(406) 763-4415
Grades: 7-8
| 37 students
Rank: #1919.
Manhattan 5-8
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
416 North Broadway
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 284-3250
Grades: 5-8
| 254 students
Rank: #2020.
Hyalite Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3600 West Babcock
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 582-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #2121.
Manhattan High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
416 North Broadway
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 284-3341
Grades: 9-12
| 260 students
Rank: #2222.
Cottonwood School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13233 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 763-4903
Grades: PK-8
| 15 students
Rank: #2323.
Sacajawea Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3525 So 3rd Ave
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6470
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Malmborg School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
375 Jackson Creek Road
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 586-2759
Grades: PK-8
| 7 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Springhill School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6020 Springhill Comm Road
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 586-6485
Grades: PK-8
| 13 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Willow Creek 7-8
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
407 Main Street
Willow Creek, MT 59760
(406) 285-6991
Grades: 7-8
| 9 students
Rank: #2727.
Chief Joseph Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4255 Kimberwicke
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
Rank: #2828.
Irving School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
811 W Alderson St
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6600
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
Rank: #2929.
Willow Creek School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
407 Main
Willow Creek, MT 59760
(406) 285-6991
Grades: PK-6
| 34 students
Rank: #3030.
Ophir 7-8
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
45465 Gallatin Rd-30, Miles S.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-4281
Grades: 6-8
| 106 students
Rank: #3131.
Ophir Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
45465 Gallatin Rd-30, Miles S.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-4281
Grades: PK-5
| 185 students
Rank: #3232.
Saddle Peak Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 N. Jackrabbit Lane
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 924-2006
Grades: PK-4
| 450 students
Rank: #3333.
Three Forks Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
212 East Neal
Three Forks, MT 59752
(406) 285-6830
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #3434.
Gallatin High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4450 Annie Street
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,274 students
Rank: #3535.
Belgrade Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
410 Triple Crown Road
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 924-2259
Grades: 5-8
| 1,066 students
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Gallatin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
421 Spooner Rd
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 924-2200
Grades: 4-6
| 725 students
308 N Broadway
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 924-2120
Grades: PK-4
| 405 students
45465 Gallatin Road
Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
(406) 995-4281
Grades: 7-8
| 29 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Gallatin County, MT?
The top ranked public schools in Gallatin County, MT include Anderson 7-8, Morning Star School and Anderson School. Gallatin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
How many public schools are located in Gallatin County, MT?
47 public schools are located in Gallatin County, MT.
What percentage of students in Gallatin County, MT go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Gallatin County, MT are educated in public schools (compared to the MT state average of 93%).
What is the racial composition of students in Gallatin County, MT?
Gallatin County, MT public schools minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public schools average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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