Top 10 Best Public Preschools in Montana (2024)

The top ranked public preschools in Montana are Longfellow School, Jefferson School and West Glacier School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools 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 Preschools in Montana (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Longfellow School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
516 S Tracy
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6150
Rank: #22.
Jefferson School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1023 Broadway
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 324-2060
Rank: #33.
West Glacier School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
160 Old Bridge Road
West Glacier, MT 59936
(406) 888-5312
Rank: #44.
Rattlesnake Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1220 Pineview Drive
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 542-4050
Rank: #55.
Morning Star School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 1%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
830 Arnold St
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6500
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Amsterdam School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
6360 Camp Creek Road
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 282-7216
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Anderson School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
10040 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 587-1305
Rank: #88.
Deer Park School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
2105 Middle Road
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-5388
Rank: #99.
Meadow Lark School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 66% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
2204 Fox Farm Road
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-7300
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Fort Benton School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
1406 Franklin
Fort Benton, MT 59442
(406) 622-3761
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Jeannette Rankin Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 1%)
Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5150 Bigfork Rd.
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 542-4010
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Ennis School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
223 S. Charles Ave
Ennis, MT 59729
(406) 682-4237
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Hawthorne School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
405 E Mendenhall
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6700
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Ridge View Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
117 Green Belt Drive
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-4534
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Greenfield School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
590 Hwy 431
Fairfield, MT 59436
(406) 467-2433
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
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: #1717.
Emily Dickinson School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
2435 Annie Street
Bozeman, MT 59771
(406) 522-6650
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Forsyth Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
1850 Cedar
Forsyth, MT 59327
(406) 346-2796
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Lakeside Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
255 Adams Street
Somers, MT 59932
(406) 844-2208
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Paxson School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
101 Evans
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 542-4055
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Story Creek Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
807 Bolinger Road
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 924-2791
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Gallatin Gateway School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
100 Mill Street
Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
(406) 763-4415
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Lillian Peterson School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1119 2nd Street W
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-3737
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Charlo Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
404 1st Ave West
Charlo, MT 59824
(406) 644-2206
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Sunburst Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
220 1st St South
Sunburst, MT 59482
(406) 937-2816
Rank: #2626.
Arrowhead School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
2510 38th Street West
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 281-6201
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Chief Charlo School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
5600 Longview Dr
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 542-4005
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Fairfield Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
13 7th Street
Fairfield, MT 59436
(406) 467-2425
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Smith School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
2320 5th Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 324-1530
Rank: #3030.
Belt School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
1 Church Street
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3351
Rank: #3131.
Edgerton School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 5%)
Reading: 59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
1400 Whitefish Stage
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4040
Rank: #3232.
Lewis & Clark School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
2901 Park
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 542-4035
Rank: #3333.
Fort Shaw Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
School Loop Road
Simms, MT 59477
(406) 264-5110
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Loy School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
501 57th Street North
Great Falls, MT 59403
(406) 268-6885
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Manhattan Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
416 North Broadway
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 284-3250
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