Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 14%

Great Falls school information

IndexGreat FallsMontanaNational
Average Test Scores48%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools2340879,221
Total private schools97724,874
Total post-secondary schools4327,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Great Falls are 3% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Great Falls
  • 87.5% of people in Great Falls have completed 8th grade
  • 86.6% of people in Great Falls have completed high school
  • 26.0% of people in Great Falls have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Great Falls

      IndexGreat FallsMontanaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.5%89.4%84.3%
      Completed high school86.6%88.2%83.0%
      Completed some college60.8%63.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.3%38.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.0%29.9%30.3%
      Completed masters8.4%9.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Great Falls, MT School Districts

      • Great Falls High School District
      • Great Falls Elementary School District

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Great Falls. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Great Falls, MT schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Great Falls, MT, an average of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ulm, MT53748%2%
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      Vaughn, MT82443%14%
      Great Falls, MT59,47948%3%

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      Great Falls, MT59,47948%3%
      Source: The Great Falls, MT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.