Top 10 Best Lake County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 4,529 students in Lake County, MT. Lake County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
The top ranked public schools in Lake County, MT are Charlo 7-8, Charlo Elementary School and Polson Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lake County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Lake County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Montana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Montana public school average of 21% (majority American Indian).

Best Lake County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Charlo 7-8 Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    404 1st Ave West
    Charlo, MT 59824
    (406) 644-2206

    Grades: 7-8 | 29 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Charlo Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    404 1st Ave West
    Charlo, MT 59824
    (406) 644-2206

    Grades: PK-6 | 137 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Polson Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1602 2nd Street West
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406) 883-6335

    Grades: 5-8 | 538 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Dayton School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    506 B Street
    Dayton, MT 59914
    (406) 849-5484

    Grades: PK-6 | 58 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Linderman School Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    312 4th Avenue East
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406) 883-6229

    Grades: 2-4 | 402 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Polson High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1712 2nd Street West
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406) 883-6351

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
  • Rank: #77.
    K William Harvey Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    221 4th Ave Nw
    Ronan, MT 59864
    (406) 676-3390

    Grades: PK-4 | 416 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Charlo High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    404 1st Ave West
    Charlo, MT 59824
    (406) 644-2206

    Grades: 9-12 | 94 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Pablo Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    42080 4th Ave. E.
    Ronan, MT 59864
    (406) 676-3390

    Grades: PK-4 | 215 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    St Ignatius Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Blaine
    Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
    (406) 745-3811

    Grades: PK-5 | 235 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ronan Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    35885 Round Butte Road W
    Ronan, MT 59864
    (406) 676-3390

    Grades: 5-8 | 475 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    St Ignatius High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    76 3rd Avenue
    Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
    (406) 745-3811

    Grades: 9-12 | 138 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Valley View School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    42448 Valley View Road
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406) 883-2208

    Grades: PK-6 | 28 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Ronan High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    130 3rd Ave Nw
    Ronan, MT 59864
    (406) 676-3390

    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Arlee High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    72220 Fyant Street
    Arlee, MT 59821
    (406) 726-3216

    Grades: 9-12 | 122 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    St Ignatius Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    76 3rd Avenue
    Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
    (406) 745-3811

    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Arlee Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    72220 Fyant Street
    Arlee, MT 59821
    (406) 726-3216

    Grades: PK-6 | 260 students
  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Arlee 7-8
    72220 Fyant Street
    Arlee, MT 59821
    (406) 726-3216

    Grades: 7-8 | 63 students
  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Cherry Valley School
    107 8th Avenue West
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406) 883-6333

    Grades: PK-1 | 257 students
  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Salmon Prairie School
    40224 Salmon Prairie Rd
    Bigfork, MT 59911
    (406) 754-2245

    Grades: PK-8 | 7 students
  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.P.o. Box 160
    Pablo, MT 59855
    (406) 675-0292

    Grades: 8-12 | 128 students
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