Oldest Private Schools in Montana

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The average private school in Montana was founded around 1981 (2021).
The oldest private school in Montana is Mount Ellis Academy, founded in 1902.
The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Schools in Montana (2021)

  • 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: 9-123641 Bozeman Trail Rd
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    (406) 587-5178

  • Rank: #22.
    Manhattan Christian School
    Manhattan Christian School Photo
    (Calvinist)
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: PK-128000 Churchill Rd
    Manhattan, MT 59741
    (406) 282-7261

  • Rank: #33.
    Intermountain
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1909
    Grades: 1-8500 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-8495 5th Avenue WN
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 257-6716

  • Rank: #55.
    Billings Central Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: 9-123 Broadwater Ave
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 867-8043

  • Rank: #66.
    Sussex School
    Sussex School Photo
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: K-81800 S 2nd St W
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 549-8327

  • Rank: #77.
    Treasure State Academy
    Treasure State Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1973
    Grades: PK-11100 46th Street N
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    (406) 727-5133

  • Rank: #88.
    World Family School
    World Family School Photo
    Waldorf School
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: K-1115 E. Dickerson St.
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    (406) 404-6770

  • Rank: #99.
    Kalispell Montessori Center
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1978
    Grades: 1-6349 Willow Glen Dr
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 755-3826

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    First Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: PK-52231 E Broadway Street
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 442-6913

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Valley Christian School
    Valley Christian School Photo - High School Production of Beauty and The Beast.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: PK-122526 Sunset Lane
    Missoula, MT 59804
    (406) 549-0482

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Stillwater Christian School
    Stillwater Christian School Photo - SCS Campus - High School and Middle School Building
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: PK-12255 FFA Dr
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 752-4400

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Whitefish Christian Academy
    Whitefish Christian Academy Photo - Our classical teaching methods include sound-offs. These are often performed in Friday morning chapel services.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: PK-11820 Ashar Avenue
    Whitefish, MT 59937
    (406) 862-5875

  • Rank: #1414.
    Billings Christian School
    Billings Christian School Photo - All School Picture of the Billings Christian School Warriors 2015/16 school year
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1981
    Grades: PK-124519 Grand Ave
    Billings, MT 59106
    (406) 656-9484

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Clark Fork School
    Clark Fork School Photo
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1982
    Grades: PK-K2525 Rattlesnake Dr
    Missoula, MT 59802
    (406) 728-3395

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Heritage Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1982
    Grades: PK-124310 Durston Road
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406) 587-9311

  • Rank: #1717.
    Great Beginnings Montessori School
    Great Beginnings Montessori School Photo - Language acquisition
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1986
    Grades: PK-K100 Springhill Lane
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    (406) 587-0132

  • Rank: #1818.
    Headwaters Academy
    Headwaters Academy Photo - Water testing on the Gallatin River in Bozeman, MT.
    Founding Date: 1990
    Grades: 6-81005 Durston Road
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    (406) 585-9997

  • Rank: #1919.
    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)
    Founding Date: 1993
    Grades: K-1238907 U.S. Highway 35
    Polson, MT 59860
    (406) 883-6858

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Missoula Int'l School
    Missoula Int'l 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-81100 Harrison Street
    Missoula, MT 59802
    (406) 529-9924

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Petra Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1995
    Grades: PK-124720 Classical Way
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406) 582-8165

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Foothills Community Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1996
    Grades: PK-122210 5th Ave North
    Great Falls, MT 59401
    (406) 452-5276

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Kootenai Valley Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1996
    Grades: NS-121024 Montana Ave
    Libby, MT 59923
    (406) 293-2303

  • Rank: #2424.
    Bozeman Summit Schoool
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1997
    Grades: PK-63001 W Villard Street
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406) 585-3778

  • Rank: #2525.
    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: 9-1277 Trails End Rd
    Eureka, MT 59917
    (406) 889-5577

  • Rank: #2626.
    Great Falls Central Catholic High School
    Great Falls Central Catholic High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 2000
    Grades: 9-122800 18th Ave S
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    (406) 216-3344

  • Rank: #2727.
    Grace Montessori Academy
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Founding Date: 2007
    Grades: PK-84809 Grand Ave
    Billings, MT 59106
    (406) 652-1739

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Capital View Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 2009
    Grades: K-83108 McHugh lane
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 465-6451

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Missoula Valley Montessori
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 2009
    Grades: NS-K2811 Latimer St
    Missoula, MT 59808
    (406) 880-2819

  • Rank: #3030.
    Cottonwood Day School
    Cottonwood Day School Photo - Interior of New Facility.
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 2014
    Grades: 1-810180 Cottonwood Road
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    (406) 586-3409

  • Rank: #3131. Founding Date: 2015
    Grades: NS-82669 S. 56th St. West
    Billings, MT 59106
    (406) 281-0065

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Aspire School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 2017
    Grades: 6-121905 W. Sussex Ave
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406) 493-6886

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Bozeman Field School
    Bozeman Field School Photo
    Founding Date: 2017
    Grades: 9-122339 Birdie Dr.
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    (406) 577-2492

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