Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 1,825 students in Jefferson County, MT. Jefferson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, MT are Montana City Middle School, Montana City School and Clancy School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Montana public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson 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 Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Montana City Middle School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11 Mcclellan Creek Road
Clancy, MT 59634
(406) 442-6779
Grades: 6-8
| 176 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Montana City School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11 Mcclellan Creek Road
Clancy, MT 59634
(406) 442-6779
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #33.
Clancy School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
18 Clancy Creek Rd
Clancy, MT 59634
(406) 933-5531
Grades: PK-6
| 276 students
Rank: #44.
Whitehall High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 W Yellowstone
Whitehall, MT 59759
(406) 287-3862
Grades: 9-12
| 130 students
Rank: #55.
Clancy 7-8
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18 Clancy Creek Road
Clancy, MT 59634
(406) 933-5531
Grades: 7-8
| 94 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Basin School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 North Quartz
Basin, MT 59631
(406) 225-3211
Grades: PK-6
| 22 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Cardwell School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
80 Highway 359
Cardwell, MT 59721
(406) 287-3321
Grades: PK-8
| 34 students
Rank: #88.
Whitehall Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 N Division
Whitehall, MT 59759
(406) 287-3882
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
Rank: #99.
Boulder Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
205 So Washington
Boulder, MT 59632
(406) 225-3316
Grades: PK-6
| 138 students
Rank: #1010.
Jefferson High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
312 South Main
Boulder, MT 59632
(406) 225-3317
Grades: 9-12
| 291 students
Rank: #1111.
Whitehall 6-8
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 N Division
Whitehall, MT 59759
(406) 287-3882
Grades: 6-8
| 126 students
Rank: #1212.
Boulder 7-8
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
205 S Washington
Boulder, MT 59632
(406) 225-3316
Grades: 7-8
| 49 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, MT?
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, MT include Montana City Middle School, Montana City School and Clancy School. Jefferson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
How many public schools are located in Jefferson County, MT?
12 public schools are located in Jefferson County, MT.
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson County, MT?
Jefferson County, MT public schools minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public schools average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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