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Montana school districts

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K-12 Education in Montana
State Superintendent: Denise Juneau
Number of students: 142,349[1]
Number of teachers: 10,153
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14
Number of school districts: 500
Number of schools: 826
Graduation rate: 84%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,639[3]
See also
Public education in Montana
Montana Department of Education
Montana school districts
List of school districts in Montana

Montana is home to 500 school districts, 826 schools and 142,349 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators


The following table displays the top ten Montana school districts by total student enrollment.[7]

Student enrollment
1.) Billings Elementary
2.) Great Falls Elementary
3.) Billings High
4.) Helena Elementary
5.) Missoula Elementary
6.) Bozeman Elementary
7.) Missoula High
8.) Great Falls High
9.) Helena High
10.) Butte Elementary


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Montana.[7]

Ethnicity Number of students Percentage
White 115,178 80.9%
American Indian 16,530 11.6%
Hispanic 5,248 3.7%
Two or More Races 2,369 1.8%
African American 1,426 1.0%
Asian 1,204 0.8%
Pacific Islander 336 0.2%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Montana school board elections, 2014

A total of one Montana school district among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. This district features three seats up for election. Billings Public Schools has scheduled elections for May 6, 2014. The district listed below served 10,562 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[8]

2014 Montana School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Billings Public Schools 5/6/2014 3 9 10,562

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