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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public schools in Phillips County, MT, serving 659 students. Phillips County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Montana.
Phillips County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Montana public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Phillips County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Montana public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Phillips County, MT are Saco 7-8, Malta 6-7-8 and Whitewater 6-8. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 29% 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 9:1 is less than the Montana public school average of 14:1.

Top Phillips County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Saco 7-8 Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    321 Hwy 243
    Saco, MT 59261
    (406) 527-3531

    Grades: 7-8 | 7 students
  • Malta 6-7-8 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 High School Lane
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2225

    Grades: 6-8 | 112 students
  • Whitewater 6-8 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Main Street
    Whitewater, MT 59544
    (406) 674-5417

    Grades: 6-8 | 6 students
  • Whitewater School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Main Street
    Whitewater, MT 59544
    (406) 674-5417

    Grades: PK-5 | 24 students
  • Dodson 7-8 Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362

    Grades: 7-8 | 16 students
  • Saco School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    321 Hwy 243
    Saco, MT 59261
    (406) 527-3531

    Grades: PK-6 | 26 students
  • Malta K-5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    706 South 3rd Avenue East
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2320

    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
  • Malta High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 High School Lane
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 654-2002

    Grades: 9-12 | 137 students
  • Dodson School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362

    Grades: PK-6 | 42 students
  • Dodson High School
    124 First Ave W
    Dodson, MT 59524
    (406) 383-4362

    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students
  • Loring Colony School
    Hwy 191 7 Miles E Of Loring
    Malta, MT 59538
    (406) 674-5525

    Grades: PK-8 | 4 students
  • Saco High School
    321 Hwy 243
    Saco, MT 59261
    (406) 527-3531

    Grades: 9-12 | 18 students
  • Whitewater High School
    1 Main Street
    Whitewater, MT 59544
    (406) 674-5417

    Grades: 9-12 | 9 students
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