Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Montana (2024)

The top ranked public middle schools in Montana are Anderson 7-8, Gallatin Gateway 7-8 and Belt 7-8. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Bozeman, Fairfield and Missoula.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Montana is 36%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 46%.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Montana (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Anderson 7-8
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-8
10040 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 587-1305
Rank: #22.
Gallatin Gateway 7-8
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-8
100 Mill Street
Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
(406) 763-4415
Rank: #33.
Belt 7-8
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Froid 7-8
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
408 1st Street S
Froid, MT 59226
(406) 766-2342
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Greenfield 7-8
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
590 Hwy 431
Fairfield, MT 59436
(406) 467-2433
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Lamotte 6-8
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
841 Bear Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 586-2838
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Monforton 6-8
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
6001 Monforton School Rd
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 586-1557
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Sacajawea Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55% (Top 10%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
3525 So 3rd Ave
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6470
Rank: #99.
Lustre School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
282 Lustre Road
Frazer, MT 59225
(406) 392-5725
Rank: #1010.
Somers Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 58% (Top 10%)
Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-8
315 School Addition Rd
Somers, MT 59932
(406) 857-3661
Rank: #1111.
Fort Benton 7-8
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
1820 Washington
Fort Benton, MT 59442
(406) 622-3213
Rank: #1212.
Elysian Middle School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
6416 Elysian Road
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 656-4101
Rank: #1313.
Chief Joseph Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 52% (Top 10%)
Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
4255 Kimberwicke
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6300
Rank: #1414.
Whitefish Middle 5-8
(Math: 51% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 20%)
Reading: 65% (Top 10%)
Grades: 5-8
600 East Second Street
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-8650
Rank: #1515.
Augusta Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 50-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
410 Broadway
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3384
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Big Timber 7-8
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
5th And Anderson
Big Timber, MT 59011
(406) 932-5939
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Target Range 7-8
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
4095 South Avenue West
Missoula, MT 59804
(406) 549-9239
Rank: #1818.
Hellgate Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
2375 Flynn Lane
Missoula, MT 59808
(406) 721-2452
Rank: #1919.
Ennis 7-8
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
223 S. Charles Ave
Ennis, MT 59729
(406) 682-4237
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Cardwell School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
80 Highway 359
Cardwell, MT 59721
(406) 287-3321
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Gardiner 7-8
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
510 Stone Street
Gardiner, MT 59030
(406) 848-7563
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Highwood Middle School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
(406) 733-2081
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
North Star 7-8
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
105 3rd Ave Ne
Rudyard, MT 59540
(406) 355-4481
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Potomac 7-8
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
29750 Potomac Road
Bonner, MT 59823
(406) 244-5581
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Sunburst 7 - 8
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
220 1st St South
Sunburst, MT 59482
(406) 937-2816
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Avon School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
603 Main Street E.
Avon, MT 59713
(406) 492-6191
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Cohagen School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
19 3rd St. E.
Cohagen, MT 59322
(406) 557-2771
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Cottonwood School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
14627 Wildhorse Road
Havre, MT 59501
(406) 394-2273
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Cottonwood School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
13233 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 763-4903
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Hall School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
109 West Main
Hall, MT 59837
(406) 288-3440
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Hammond School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
10851 Highway 212
Hammond, MT 59332
(406) 427-5438
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Harrison 7-8
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-8
120 Harrison St
Harrison, MT 59735
(406) 685-3428
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Helmville School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
201 Schoolhouse Rd
Helmville, MT 59843
(406) 793-5656
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Luther School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
4 Luther Roscoe Rd
Red Lodge, MT 59068
(406) 446-2480
Rank: #26 - 4226. - 42.
Ovando School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: ≥50% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥50% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
108 Birch Street
Ovando, MT 59854
(406) 793-5722
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