Oldest Private Schools in Montana

The average private school in Montana was founded around 1978 (2021-22).
The oldest private school in Montana is Mount Ellis Academy, founded in 1902.

Oldest Private Schools in Montana (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Mount Ellis Academy
Mount Ellis Academy Photo - Mount Ellis Academy has existed in the beautiful Gallatin Valley since 1902.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1902
Grades: 9-12
3641 Bozeman Trail Rd
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 587-5178
Rank: #22.
Manhattan Christian School
Manhattan Christian School Photo
(Calvinist)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: PK-12
8000 Churchill Rd
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 282-7261
Rank: #33.
Intermountain
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1909
Grades: 1-8
500 South Lamborn
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 457-4759
Rank: #44.
Trinity Lutheran School
Trinity Lutheran School Photo - Trinity Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1911
Grades: PK-8
495 5th Avenue WN
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 257-6716
Rank: #55.
St. Jude Thaddeus School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1915
Grades: PK-8
430 7th Ave
Havre, MT 59501
(406) 265-4613
Rank: #66.
Valley Adventist Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1929
Grades: K-8
1275 Helena Flats Rd
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 752-0830
Rank: #77.
Billings Central Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1948
Grades: 9-12
3 Broadwater Ave
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 867-8043
Rank: #88.
Sussex School
Sussex School Photo - 6th grade class trip to learn about aviation
Alternative School
(1)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: K-8
1800 S 2nd St W
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 549-8327
Rank: #99.
Treasure State Academy
Treasure State Academy Photo
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1973
Grades: PK-11
100 46th Street N
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 727-5133
Rank: #1010.
World Family School
World Family School Photo
Waldorf School
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: K-1
115 E. Dickerson St.
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 404-6770
Rank: #1111.
Kalispell Montessori Center
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: 1-6
349 Willow Glen Dr
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-3826
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
First Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1979
Grades: PK-5
2231 E Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 442-6913
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Valley Christian School
Valley Christian School Photo - High School Production of Beauty and The Beast.
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1979
Grades: PK-12
2526 Sunset Lane
Missoula, MT 59804
(406) 549-0482
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Stillwater Christian School
Stillwater Christian School Photo - SCS Campus - High School and Middle School Building
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1980
Grades: PK-12
255 FFA Dr
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 752-4400
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Whitefish Christian Academy
Whitefish Christian Academy Photo - Our classical teaching methods include sound-offs. These are often performed in Friday morning chapel services.
(Christian)
(3)
Founding Date: 1980
Grades: PK-11
820 Ashar Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-5875
Rank: #1616.
Billings Christian School
Billings Christian School Photo - All School Picture of the Billings Christian School Warriors 2015/16 school year
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1981
Grades: PK-12
4519 Grand Ave
Billings, MT 59106
(406) 656-9484
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Clark Fork School
Clark Fork School Photo
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1982
Grades: PK-K
2525 Rattlesnake Dr
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 728-3395
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Heritage Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1982
Grades: PK-12
4310 Durston Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 587-9311
Rank: #1919.
Great Beginnings Montessori School
Great Beginnings Montessori School Photo - Language acquisition
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1986
Grades: PK-K
100 Springhill Lane
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 587-0132
Rank: #2020.
Headwaters Academy
Headwaters Academy Photo - Water testing on the Gallatin River in Bozeman, MT.
Founding Date: 1990
Grades: 6-8
1005 Durston Road
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 585-9997
Rank: #2121.
Mission Valley Christian Academy
Mission Valley Christian Academy Photo - Mission Valley Christian Academy is set at the base of the Mission Mountains and close to the shores of Flathead Lake.
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1993
Grades: K-12
38907 U.S. Highway 35
Polson, MT 59860
(406) 883-6858
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Missoula International School
Missoula International School Photo - Missoula International School is located at the base of Mt. Jumbo in the beautiful Rattlesnake Valley.Plans are underway for the construction of a new school to be completed by Fall 2018
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1995
Grades: PK-8
808 South Third Street West
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 542-9924
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Petra Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1995
Grades: PK-12
4720 Classical Way
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 582-8165
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Foothills Community Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1996
Grades: PK-12
2210 5th Ave North
Great Falls, MT 59401
(406) 452-5276
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Kootenai Valley Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1996
Grades: NS-12
1024 Montana Ave
Libby, MT 59923
(406) 293-2303
Rank: #2626.
Bozeman Summit Schoool
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1997
Grades: PK-6
3001 W Villard Street
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 585-3778
Rank: #2727.
Chrysalis School
Chrysalis School Photo - Chrysalis School is located on 67 acres in scenic Montana. Our easy access to nature allows us to have spur-of-the-moment field trips for science or provide each student with that connection with nature as she reads Walden.
All-girls
Founding Date: 1998
Grades: 9-12
77 Trails End Rd
Eureka, MT 59917
(406) 889-5577
Rank: #2828.
Great Falls Central Catholic High School
Great Falls Central Catholic High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 2000
Grades: 9-12
2800 18th Ave S
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 216-3344
Rank: #2929.
Grace Montessori Academy
Montessori School (Christian)
Founding Date: 2007
Grades: PK-8
4809 Grand Ave
Billings, MT 59106
(406) 652-1739
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Capital View Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 2009
Grades: K-8
3108 McHugh lane
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 465-6451
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Missoula Valley Montessori
Montessori School
Founding Date: 2009
Grades: NS-K
2811 Latimer St
Missoula, MT 59808
(406) 880-2819
Rank: #3232.
Cottonwood Day School
Cottonwood Day School Photo - New 18,000 sq ft building that includes both indoor and outdoor classrooms. Specifically designed to meet the unique needs of our students with specific attention given to sound attenuation, colors and lighting.
Special Education School
(2)
Founding Date: 2014
Grades: 1-8
10180 Cottonwood Road
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 586-3409
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Aspire School
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 2017
Grades: 6-12
1905 W. Sussex Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 493-6886
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Bozeman Field School
Bozeman Field School Photo
Founding Date: 2017
Grades: 9-12
2339 Birdie Dr.
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 577-2492
Rank: #3535.
Bozeman Creative Learning Center
Alternative School
Founding Date: 2020
Grades: K-5
950 Stoneridge Drive
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 577-2407

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