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For the 2021 school year, there are 41 public schools in Missoula County, MT, serving 13,887 students. Missoula County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Missoula County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Missoula County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Montana public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Missoula County, MT are Hawthorne School, Cold Springs School and Rattlesnake Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less 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 Missoula County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hawthorne School Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2835 South 3rd West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4025

    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
  • Cold Springs School Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2625 Briggs Street
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4010

    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
  • Rattlesnake Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1220 Pineview Drive
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4050

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Lewis & Clark School Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2901 Park
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4035

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Chief Charlo School Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5600 Longview Dr
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4005

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Seeley Lake 7-8 Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    200 School Lane
    Seeley Lake, MT 59868
    (406) 677-2265

    Grades: 7-8 | 47 students
  • Washington Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    645 West Central Ave
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4085

    Grades: 6-8 | 656 students
  • Paxson School Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 Evans
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4055

    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
  • Lower Grade Hellgate Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2385 Flynn Lane
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 721-2160

    Grades: PK-5 | 952 students
  • Woodman 7-8 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    18470 Highway 12 West
    Lolo, MT 59847
    (406) 273-6770

    Grades: 7-8 | 7 students
  • Hellgate High School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    900 South Higgins
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 728-2402

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,183 student
  • Target Range 7-8 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4095 South Avenue West
    Missoula, MT 59804
    (406) 549-9239

    Grades: 6-8 | 117 students
  • Target Range School Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4095 South Avenue West
    Missoula, MT 59804
    (406) 549-9239

    Grades: PK-6 | 466 students
  • Swan Valley School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6423 Highway 83
    Condon, MT 59826
    (406) 754-2320

    Grades: PK-6 | 17 students
  • Hellgate Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2385 Flynn Lane
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 721-2452

    Grades: 6-8 | 499 students
  • Meadow Hill Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4210 Reserve
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4045

    Grades: 6-8 | 506 students
  • Sentinel High School Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    901 South Avenue West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 728-2403

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,243 student
  • Porter Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2510 Central Avenue
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4060

    Grades: 6-8 | 514 students
  • Frenchtown High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17620 Frontage Road
    Frenchtown, MT 59834
    (406) 626-2670

    Grades: 9-12 | 412 students
  • Seeley-swan High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    456 Airport Road
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 677-2224

    Grades: 9-12 | 99 students
  • Lowell School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 Sherwood
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4040

    Grades: PK-5 | 287 students
  • Frenchtown 7-8 Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17620 Frontage Road
    Frenchtown, MT 59834
    (406) 626-2650

    Grades: 7-8 | 203 students
  • Russell School Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3216 Russell Street
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4080

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Seeley Lake Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 School Lane
    Seeley Lake, MT 59868
    (406) 677-2265

    Grades: PK-6 | 126 students
  • Lolo Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11395 Highway 93 South
    Lolo, MT 59847
    (406) 273-6141

    Grades: 5-8 | 240 students
  • Potomac School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    29750 Potomac Road
    Bonner, MT 59823
    (406) 244-5581

    Grades: PK-6 | 71 students
  • Franklin School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1901 South 10th West
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 542-4020

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Woodman School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    18470 Highway 12 West
    Lolo, MT 59847
    (406) 273-6770

    Grades: PK-6 | 28 students
  • Frenchtown Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16495 Main Street
    Frenchtown, MT 59834
    (406) 626-2620

    Grades: PK-4 | 485 students
  • Desmet 7-8 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6355 Padre Lane
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 549-4994

    Grades: 7-8 | 27 students
  • Potomac 7-8 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    29750 Potomac Road
    Bonner, MT 59823
    (406) 244-5581

    Grades: 7-8 | 21 students
  • Lolo Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11395 Highway 93 South
    Lolo, MT 59847
    (406) 273-6686

    Grades: PK-4 | 336 students
  • Clinton 7-8 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20397e Mullan Rd
    Clinton, MT 59825
    (406) 825-3113

    Grades: 7-8 | 46 students
  • Frenchtown Intermediate School Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16495 Main Street
    Frenchtown, MT 59834
    (406) 626-2622

    Grades: 5-6 | 220 students
  • Bonner School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9045 Hwy 200 E
    Bonner, MT 59823
    (406) 258-6151

    Grades: PK-6 | 269 students
  • Show 6 more public schools in Missoula County, MT (out of 41 total schools)
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