“Bozeman Public Schools exist to provide an outstanding education that inspires and ensures high achievement so every student can succeed and make a difference in a rapidly changing world community.” – Core Purpose of the Bozeman School District
Bozeman continues to evolve, so does its educational offerings. Whether you want to send your child to public or private school, Gallatin County offers numerous options.
Bozeman offers 8 public elementary schools for grades pre-K through 4. Dispersed throughout the city, some are tucked within residential areas and others are located on the fringes of Bozeman’s suburban neighborhoods. Schools include:
The city has one high school for grades 9 through 12. Currently, there are 2,118 students at Bozeman High School. Plans for a second high school are in the works and will come to fruition in the near future.
For additional information on Bozeman public schools, visit the Bozeman School District website:
There are also private education options for your children. First, Headwaters Academy accepts students in grades 6 though 8 to receive a challenging education in a supportive, intimate environment.
Bozeman Summit School is a Montessori school with highly individualized attention to each child’s unique abilities and needs. Children flourish with low student/teacher ratios, small classroom sizes.
Petra Academy is Bozeman’s only Classical and Christian school for grades 4 through 12. Their program includes classes in language arts, mathematics, science, history, fine arts, and biblical studies. Latin and logic are both taught as well.
OUTDOOR EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
Beyond a traditional school education, don’t forget that when you live in Gallatin County, you and your family have access to some of the greatest outdoor educational opportunities in the country. And, along with that, Bozeman also features diverse arts and cultural offerings, from dance classes to supplementary language learning. Your kids will thank you for raising them in a place where they receive a terrific education and spend the weekends exploring Yellowstone National Park or the Museum of the Rockies!