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Headwaters Academy is a coed, middle school whose mission is to build confident, capable adaptable learners and leaders for the changing world.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MT School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 58 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

Top Rankings

Headwaters Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Montana for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Year Founded
1990
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$250
Summer Program Cost Notes
Ask about financial aid.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
58 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Headwaters Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
82%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial aid is available through www.sssbynais.org.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Contact Dave Provost
Admissions Associate
Faye McDonough

School Notes

  • Restricted enrollment based on academic achievement, desire, and no significant behavioral issues. We offer advanced curriculum, outdoor education programs, field study trips, and community service.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MT School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 58 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Bozeman, MT is $9,837 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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