2017 PPI Score
School Choice Score: 62%
This tax-credit scholarship—Montana’s first school choice program—was enacted and launched in 2015. Although the program has universal eligibility for students, the current funding restrictions might limit its impact.
Charter Schools Score: 0%
Online Learning Score: 0%
In Montana, local school districts are able to exercise considerable discretion over which providers they use or do not use. Currently the digital content provider of choice is the state-funded Montana Digital Academy.
Teacher Quality Score: 0%
Teachers are not required to be evaluated annually and objective measures of student results are not accounted for. Ineffectiveness is not grounds for dismissal and evidence of effectiveness is not required for granting tenure. Effective teachers are ineligible for performance pay
- Source: State Teacher Policy Yearbook