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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 21 public schools in Great Falls, MT, serving 10,193 students.
  • Great Falls, MT public school have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Great Falls have an average ranking in the top 50% of Montana public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Great Falls, MT are Meadow Lark School, Riverview School and Chief Joseph School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more 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 Great Falls, MT Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • C M Russell High School Math: 36% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 50%
    228 17th Avenue Nw
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1411 students
  • Chief Joseph School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5305 3rd Avenue South
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6675

    Grades: PK-6 | 302 students
  • East Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4040 Central Avenue
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6500

    Grades: 7-8 | 772 students
  • Great Falls High School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1900 2nd Avenue South
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6250

    Grades: 9-12 | 1444 students
  • Lewis & Clark School Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3800 1st Avenue South
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6705

    Grades: PK-6 | 418 students
  • Lincoln School Math: 43% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 50%
    624 27th Street South
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6800

    Grades: PK-6 | 418 students
  • Longfellow School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1100 6th Ave So
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6845

    Grades: PK-6 | 293 students
  • Loy School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 10%
    501 57th Street North
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6885

    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
  • Meadow Lark School Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 1%
    2204 Fox Farm Road
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7300

    Grades: PK-6 | 510 students
  • Morningside School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4119 7th Avenue North
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6960

    Grades: PK-6 | 297 students
  • Mountain View School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3420 15th Avenue South
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7305

    Grades: PK-6 | 398 students
  • Mt School For Deaf & Blnd Elementary School Special Education School
    3911 Central Ave
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    (406)771-6017

    Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
  • Mt School For Deaf & Blnd High School Special Education School
    3911 Central Ave
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    (406)771-6017

    Grades: 9-12 | 15 students
  • North Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2601 8th Street Ne
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-6525

    Grades: 7-8 | 751 students
  • Riverview School Math: 61% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 5%
    100 Smelter Avenue
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7015

    Grades: PK-6 | 462 students
  • Roosevelt School Math: 36% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2501 2nd Avenue North
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7045

    Grades: PK-6 | 312 students
  • Sacajawea School Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    630 Sacajawea Drive
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7080

    Grades: PK-6 | 457 students
  • Sunnyside School Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1800 19th Street South
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7115

    Grades: PK-6 | 441 students
  • Valley View School Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 Avenue A Nw
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7145

    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
  • West Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1205 1st Avenue Nw
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7180

    Grades: PK-6 | 480 students
  • Whittier School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    305 8th Street North
    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7230

    Grades: PK-6 | 239 students
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