Headwaters Academy

Headwaters Academy Photo #1 - Water testing on the Gallatin River in Bozeman, MT.
Headwaters Academy is a coed, middle school whose mission is to build confident, capable adaptable learners and leaders for the changing world.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Year Founded1990
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$250
Summer Program Cost NotesAsk about financial aid.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Headwaters Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,200
Tuition NotesFinancial aid is available through www.sssbynais.org.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorContact Dave Provost
Admissions AssociateFaye 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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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Montana is $9,174 for elementary schools and $8,026 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montana is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).