Whitefish school information

Average Test Scores58%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools640879,221
Total private schools27724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a327,963
The Whitefish, MT educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Whitefish public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 49% higher than than the Montana average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Whitefish public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Montana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.8% have completed high school, 51.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Whitefish are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Whitefish.
  • 96.0% of people in Whitefish have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.8% of people in Whitefish have completed high school.
  • 51.1% of people in Whitefish have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Whitefish

Completed 8th grade96.0%89.4%84.3%
Completed high school95.8%88.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.8%63.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.6%38.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.1%29.9%30.3%
Completed masters18.9%9.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kalispell, MT21,61955%11%
Columbia Falls, MT4,96046%6%
Helena Flats, MT89641%17%
Evergreen, MT7,54639%21%
Whitefish, MT6,85958%18%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Albans, VT6,85845%9%
Galax, VA6,85881%64%
Newport, TN6,85651%4%
Westville, IN6,86262%25%
Mira Monte, CA6,86432%35%
Whitefish, MT6,85958%18%
Source: The Whitefish, 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.