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Teaching Schools in Montana Districts

Montana has more than 31 school districts, from Gallatin county County's to Lake county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Montana. Don't miss our report on Montana Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Bozeman H S Bozeman H S Gallatin 1,989 119 $21,426,000
Browning Elem Browning Elem Glacier 1,506 104 $20,580,000
Butte H S Butte H S Silver bow 1,199 74 $14,675,000
Hardin Elem Hardin Elem Big horn 1,525 110 $18,925,000
Hellgate Elem Hellgate Elem Missoula 1,514 84 $12,750,000
Libby K-12 Schools Libby K-12 Schools Lincoln 1,147 74 $12,165,000
Missoula Elem Missoula Elem Missoula 5,289 330 $50,562,000
Polson Elem Polson Elem Lake 1,156 84 $11,918,000
Whitefish Elem Whitefish Elem Flathead 1,186 70 $10,229,000
Helena Elem Helena Elem Lewis and clark 5,150 303 $51,348,000
Belgrade Elem Belgrade Elem Gallatin 2,409 144 $19,182,000
Billings Elem Billings Elem Yellowstone 11,344 687 $97,875,000
Billings H S Billings H S Yellowstone 5,174 287 $54,922,000
Bozeman Elem Bozeman Elem Gallatin 4,528 272 $39,521,000
Butte Elem Butte Elem Silver bow 2,989 181 $27,914,000
Columbia Falls Elem Columbia Falls Elem Flathead 1,408 95 $13,811,000
Corvallis K-12 Schools Corvallis K-12 Schools Ravalli 1,293 88 $11,398,000
East Helena Elem East Helena Elem Lewis and clark 1,207 70 $9,671,000
Frenchtown K-12 Schools Frenchtown K-12 Schools Missoula 1,264 84 $10,930,000
Great Falls Elem Great Falls Elem Cascade 7,245 484 $65,162,000
Great Falls H S Great Falls H S Cascade 2,963 207 $29,245,000
Hamilton K-12 Schools Hamilton K-12 Schools Ravalli 1,523 104 $14,071,000
Havre Elem Havre Elem Hill 1,343 78 $13,917,000
Helena H S Helena H S Lewis and clark 2,891 190 $29,289,000
Flathead H S Flathead H S Flathead 2,817 185 $27,141,000
Kalispell Elem Kalispell Elem Flathead 3,060 190 $27,196,000
Laurel Elem Laurel Elem Yellowstone 1,468 84 $11,958,000
Lockwood Elem Lockwood Elem Yellowstone 1,146 78 $11,039,000
Miles City ElemMiles City Elem Custer 1,041 74 $9,303,000
Missoula H S Missoula H S Missoula 3,619 238 $44,946,000
Ronan ElemRonan Elem Lake 1,039 74 $9,853,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp