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Welcome to the Bigfork Elementary School Website. It is our hope that this site is a helpful resource and enhances communication between students, parents, community members and staff. We are committed to building a better future through the lives of our students. Their success is the goal of the entire staff of Bigfork Elementary School. We are dedicated to providing a high quality education, and one that accurately measures student achievement and success. It is an honor for me to serve as the Principal of Bigfork Elementary and Middle School.
 
BIGFORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
600 COMMERCE STREET
P. O. BOX 188
BIGFORK, MT 59911

PHONE: 837-7412
FAX: 837-7438

The Bigfork Elementary District has 477 students in grades K-8. The elementary school and the middle school are housed in one building which recently underwent a massive renovation including the addition of a new entrance, office area, science lab, multi-purpose room and 7 new classrooms. There are 43.5 certified teachers and 7 paraprofessionals instructing the K-8 students. In addition to the instructional staff there are maintenance, food service and transportation departments.
 
The mission for School District #38 is to help all students acquire the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to be individually successful throughout life. In partnership with students, parents, and community, we are committed to having high expectations for all students by maintaining a safe, nurturing environment that promotes success, learning as a lifelong process, responsibility and respect for one another.
 
 



Among elements such as a well-articulated curriculum and a safe and orderly environment, the one factor that surfaced as the single most influential component of an effective school is the individual teachers within that school.
Robert Marzano