Employers can offer their employees who are parents a choice of highly rated public or private schools in Butte Silver Bow.

Butte’s students are “connected”! The Butte School District, in a public/private partnership with MERDI and FatBeam, built a brand new 2 gigabit fiber network deploying the fastest, most reliable and most adaptable connectivity to all Butte School District students—the only such network in the State.   In fact, this connectivity rivals Google Fiber’s much published 1Gigabit offering in only a few US cities.

The Butte School District is committed to provide each of our students with a comprehensive educational experience in preparation for current academic challenges and future educational and occupational endeavors.  Through a belief in high expectations in a culture of respect, Butte’s highly qualified teachers, administrators, support staff and caring School Board members continually look for ways to improve programs and services, to provide excellence in education.

Butte High School has a record of academic excellence and students receiver well over one million dollars in scholarships annually.  Butte School District #1 also partners with Montana Technological University and Highlands College to prepare students for careers in STEM disciplines.

The Butte School District Administration building is located at
111 N. Montana Street. Superintendent:  Judy M. Jonart, (406)533-2500Butte High School, 401 S. Wyoming, (406) 533-2200

East Middle School, 2600 Grand Avenue, (406) 533-2600

Emerson Elementary, 1925 Phillips Avenue, (406) 533-2800

Hillcrest Elementary, 3000 Continental Drive, (405) 533-2850

Kennedy Elementary, 1101 N. Emmett, (406) 533-2450

Margaret Leary Elementary, 1301 Four Mile Vue Road, (406) 533-2550

West Elementary, 1000 Steel Road, (406) 533-2700

Whittier Elementary, 2500 Sherman Road, (406) 533-2890

Butte’s private schools offer co-educational and comprehensive programs to Butte’s children of all religious affiliations.

Butte Central Catholic School’s course of study is designed to provide an education that is both Christian and humanistic in its scope with an emphasis on developing the skills necessary for the successful completion of college.Located at: 9 South Idaho, (406) 782-6761

The Butte Silver Bow Montessori School is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of the whole child — pre-K through 12 years of age.  The broad variety of Montessori materials in the elementary classroom stimulates multi-sensory learning and independent thinking. The classroom community is a learning laboratory for the child’s responsible participation within a democratic society. Frequent field trips and interactions with people from throughout the community are part of the elementary experience.Located at: 1800 Sunset Road, (406) 494-1033

Higher Education

Highlands College

Highlands College of Montana Tech specializes in career-focused technical education programs that produce workforce-ready graduates for in-demand professions in the trades, technology, and healthcare. From one-semester certifications to two-year associate degrees, Highlands College programs deliver the hands-on training from industry-experienced faculty that’s necessary for direct entry into the job market. Take advantage of Highlands’ lower tuition rates and shorter program timelines while still having the benefits of being connected to a four-year campus. At Highlands you can also earn credits easily transferred to a four-year degree program, either at Montana Technological University or elsewhere.

Montana Technological University

Montana Technological University is that state’s only Special Focus science and engineering university. Founded in 1900 as the School of Mines and engineering, we’ve been making STEM cool since before anyone else knew what it was. We empower collaborative problem solvers— determined doers who like to roll-up-their sleeves and tackle real-world challenges, making an impact in their profession and on the world around them. We offer 20+ bachelor’s degree options in science, technology, engineering, math, healthcare, and business. The Montana Tech Graduate School also offers research-focused Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and doctoral programs in a range of STEM disciplines. No matter what you study, hands-on, applied, and experiential learning is in our DNA; it’s what we’re about! At Montana Tech you’ll be connected to the people, experiences, and opportunities that forge successful futures and rewarding careers. As the top university in Montana for highest paid graduates and lowest student loan debt, attending Montana Tech is a smart investment in your future.

1300 West Park
(406) 496-4256

Montana Tech offers a small college experience with a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio, with about 3000 students, while offering more than 20 degree programs with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields including:

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