Best Montana Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 125 private schools serving 11,179 students in Montana (there are 831 public schools, serving 149,239 students). 7% of all K-12 students in Montana are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $8,351 for elementary schools and $9,185 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Montana include Billings Central Catholic High School, Foothills Community Christian School and Intermountain.
The average acceptance rate is 86% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 20% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
65% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Montana Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
20
1,572
10%
15
1,807
11%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Montana?
The best top ranked private schools in Montana include Billings Central Catholic High School, Foothills Community Christian School and Intermountain.
How many private schools are located in Montana?
125 private schools are located in Montana.
How much do private schools cost in Montana?
The average private school tuition in Montana is $8,351 for elementary schools and $9,185 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Montana?
Montana private schools are approximately 20% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Montana go to private school?
7% of all K-12 students in Montana are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Montana?
65% of private schools in Montana are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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