Missoula school information

Average Test Scores49%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools2440879,221
Total private schools97724,874
Total post-secondary schools2327,963
The Missoula, MT educational system consists of 24 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Missoula public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 26% higher than than the Montana average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Missoula public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Montana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.3% have completed high school, 47.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Missoula are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Missoula.
  • 92.6% of people in Missoula have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.3% of people in Missoula have completed high school.
  • 47.1% of people in Missoula have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Missoula

Completed 8th grade92.6%89.4%84.3%
Completed high school92.3%88.2%83.0%
Completed some college77.2%63.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.6%38.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.1%29.9%30.3%
Completed masters19.5%9.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.8%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Missoula (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Frenchtown, MT1,93250%2%
Bonner-West Riverside, MT1,68240%20%
Clinton, MT1,07636%27%
Orchard Homes, MT5,65532%34%
Lolo, MT3,87613%75%
Missoula, MT70,11749%0%

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Missoula, MT70,11749%0%
Source: The Missoula, 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.