Top 10 Best Helena Public Elementary Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public elementary schools serving 5,185 students in Helena, MT. The top ranked public elementary schools in Helena, MT are Jefferson School, Four Georgians School and Hawthorne School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Helena, MT public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Montana public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 51% statewide average). Elementary schools in Helena have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Montana public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Montana public elementary school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Helena, MT Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Jefferson School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1023 Broadway
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-2060

    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Four Georgians School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    555 Custer Avenue
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1300

    Grades: PK-5 | 488 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Hawthorne School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    430 Madison Avenue
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1370

    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Warren School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2690 Old York Road
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1600

    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
  • Rank: #55.
    C R Anderson Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1200 Knight St
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-2800

    Grades: 6-8 | 980 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Central School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1325 Poplar
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1230

    Grades: PK-5 | 241 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Smith School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2320 5th Avenue
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1530

    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Kessler Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2420 Choteau Street
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1700

    Grades: PK-5 | 267 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Helena Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1025 North Rodney
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1000

    Grades: 6-8 | 695 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Jim Darcy School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    990 Lincoln Road West
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1410

    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Broadwater School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 Hollins
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1130

    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Rossiter School Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1497 Sierra Road East
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1500

    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Bryant School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1529 Boulder
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1200

    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.4 N Haynes Ave
    Helena, MT 59620
    (406) 232-1377

    Grades: 6-8 | n/a student
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.2 Riverside Road
    Helena, MT 59620
    (406) 225-4500

    Grades: 6-8 | n/a student
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