Polson Elementary


The Polson Elementary district in Montana consists of three schools: Polson Middle School, Linderman School, and Cherry Valley School. These schools serve students from elementary through middle school grades and have a significant Native American student population, ranging from 34.31% to 34.8%.

Among the three schools, Linderman School stands out as the highest-performing, consistently ranking among the top 91-235 elementary schools in Montana and earning a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Polson Middle School and Cherry Valley School have lower state-wide rankings and 1-2 star ratings. Linderman School also has the highest spending per student at $10,442, compared to $9,839 at Polson Middle School.

The data also reveals differences in student-teacher ratios, with Cherry Valley School having the lowest ratio at 12.8, followed by Linderman School at 15.4 and Polson Middle School at 15.8. This variation in class sizes may contribute to the academic performance differences observed across the district. Overall, the Polson Elementary district appears to have room for improvement, with Linderman School serving as the standout performer in the area.

District Detail

 111 4th Avenue East
Polson, MT 59860

 (406) 883-6355

SchoolDigger Rank:
152nd of 300 Montana districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-8
Students: 1,173

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

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