Top 10 Best Richland County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 1,948 students in Richland County, MT (there are 1 private school, serving 23 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Richland County, MT are educated in public schools (compared to the MT state average of 93%).
The top ranked public schools in Richland County, MT are East Fairview Elementary School, Lambert High School and Rau School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Richland County, MT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Montana public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Richland County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Montana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public school average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Best Richland County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Fairview Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 2nd St S And Prospect Ave
Fairview, MT 59221
(701) 844-5649
Grades: K-8
| 68 students
Rank: #22.
Lambert High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
121 3rd Ave Nw
Lambert, MT 59243
(406) 774-3333
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
Rank: #33.
Rau School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12138 County Rd 350
Sidney, MT 59270
(406) 482-1088
Grades: PK-6
| 61 students
Rank: #44.
Central Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 3rd Avenue Se
Sidney, MT 59270
(406) 433-4080
Grades: 3-5
| 266 students
Rank: #55.
Savage School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
368 Mesa South
Savage, MT 59262
(406) 776-2317
Grades: PK-6
| 75 students
Rank: #66.
Savage 7-8
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
368 Mesa South
Savage, MT 59262
(406) 776-2317
Grades: 7-8
| 19 students
Rank: #77.
Fairview School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
713 S Western Ave
Fairview, MT 59221
(406) 742-5265
Grades: PK-6
| 133 students
Rank: #88.
Sidney Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
415 South Central Ave
Sidney, MT 59270
(406) 433-4050
Grades: 6-8
| 300 students
Rank: #99.
Fairview High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
713 S Western Ave
Fairview, MT 59221
(406) 742-5265
Grades: 9-12
| 120 students
Rank: #1010.
Fairview 7-8
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
713 S Western Ave
Fairview, MT 59221
(406) 742-5265
Grades: 7-8
| 36 students
Rank: #1111.
Lambert 7-8
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
121 3rd Ave Nw
Lambert, MT 59243
(406) 774-3333
Grades: 7-8
| 19 students
Rank: #1212.
Sidney High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1012 4th Avenue Se
Sidney, MT 59270
(406) 433-2330
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
Rank: #1313.
Lambert School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
121 3rd Ave Nw
Lambert, MT 59243
(406) 774-3333
Grades: PK-6
| 72 students
Rank: n/an/a
Brorson School
7 Miles Nw Of Sidney Hwy 200
Sidney, MT 59270
(406) 798-3361
Grades: PK-6
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Savage High School
368 Mesa South
Savage, MT 59262
(406) 776-2317
Grades: 9-12
| 27 students
Rank: n/an/a
Squaw Gap School
494 Hwy 16 N
Sidney, MT 59270
(701) 565-2230
Grades: K-8
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1100 5th Street Sw
Sidney, MT 59270
(406) 433-5501
Grades: PK-2
| 320 students
Rank: n/an/a
301 2nd Street S
Fairview, MT 59221
(701) 844-5649
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Richland County, MT

Richland County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
623 Red Wing Rd
Sidney, MT 59270
(701) 565-2271
Grades: K-8
| 3 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Richland County, MT?
The top ranked public schools in Richland County, MT include East Fairview Elementary School, Lambert High School and Rau School.
How many public schools are located in Richland County, MT?
18 public schools are located in Richland County, MT.
What percentage of students in Richland County, MT go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Richland County, MT are educated in public schools (compared to the MT state average of 93%).
What is the racial composition of students in Richland County, MT?
Richland County, MT public schools minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Montana public schools average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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