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School Board Trustee Election Applications

Kalispell School District School Board Trustee Openings:

3 seats on the Elementary Board, 1 - 2 year term and 2 – 3 year terms. 
2 seats on the High School Board:

  • ​​​​​​​Flathead High School District III Representing Cayuse Prairie, Creston, Deer Park and Fair-Mont-Egan Elementary School Districts. 1 Seat - 2 Year Term|
  • Flathead High School District IV Representing Kila and Lakeside/Somers Elementary School Districts.1 Seat - 3 Year Term

Click on this Link to access School Borad Trustee Appication Packets

No School Mon, Jan. 21st!

no schoolMartin Luther King Jr. Day

Mon. Jan 21st - Rankin will be closed. No students will be allowed in the building - thank you! School resumes Tuesday :)

PTO Meeting Wed 1/16/19!


Be at our next meeting this Wednesday, 1/16 at 6:30 at the Rankin Commons! We'll update on our budget, playground equipment goals and upcoming events!

Watchdog Kick Off NIght!

Come to Rankin this Wed. Jan. 9th, 6pm

80s Day this TUES!

spirit dayat Rankin for Students and Staff! Tue, Jan. 8th! Get out those scrunchies and hammer pants...

Happy Holidays from All of Us at Rankin!

dinoSee Everyone in 2019!

Thank you for a great start to a successful school year at Rankin! We wish you all a joyous holiday with your loved ones and see you on Thursday, Jan. 3rd, 2019 for our first day back!

Donate Food This Week!

foodLeadership Club Canned Food Drive 11/12-11/16!

We will be doing a Brawl of the Wild Food drive in honor of the Cat/Griz game on Saturday, November 17.

Substitute Job Fair


Kalispell Public Schools is sponsoring a Substitute Job Fair.  Related image


When:              Wednesday, October 24th from 3:00pm-6:30pm

Where:            Linderman Education Center Gym, 124 3rd Ave E, Kalispell MT


We are hiring for all sub positions.  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  No previous experience required.

  • Teacher
  • Para
  • Food Service
  • Custodian


For additional information, please contact Kalispell Public Schools Human Resource Department at 406-751-3444. 


NO SCHOOL OCTOBER 18th and 19th

There is no school on Thursday and Friday, October 18th and 19th, 2018 due to MEA days.  School will resume at normal times on Monday, October 22nd.

Support PTO @ MacKenzie River Oct. 9th! PTO Voucher for MacKenzie River

20% of your bill will go towards Rankin PTO! Use the voucher to support PTO!


Rankin Student News and Announcments 10/1/18

news Click HERE to view this week's student news!

Spirit Week @ Rankin!

spirit weekSpirit Week at Rankin!

We celebrate FHS and their Homecoming next week 10/1-5. Each day is a time to show your spirit! Click HERE to view the daily themes!

Rankin Student News & Announcements

news Click HERE to view this week's student NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS, 9/24/18!

Kalispell Public Schools Seeking To Fill District 5 Trustee Position
Rankin Student News!

news This Week's Student News: Click HERE

Open House - Sept. 18th, 6-8pm
Rankin School Procedures Videos! drop off

Get acquainted with Rankin's arrival, lunch, dismissal and maps for drop-off and pick-up!

Class Lists Emailed to Parents - Friday, Aug. 17th! back to school

Class lists were emailed to parents via our notification system this past Friday, Aug. 17th. Thank you for checking your email to see your child's class assignment.

Rankin Spirit Wear Now Available!

raptor gearGet WRAPPED Up in Raptor Gear!

Click HERE to begin shopping and show your spirit!


Grades 1-6 and 9 will start school on Wednesday August 29th.  7-8 and 10-12 Graders will start on Thursday August 30th.  Kindergarteners begin after Labor Day and your school will be sending notification to you.

Rankin Raptor Reveal

Rankin Raptor Reveal coming soon!

Notice of Election May 8, 2018 Elementary General Fund Levy Election
Board votes down proposal of Verizon Cell Tower

Kalispell Public Schools Board of Trustees voted to not move forward with the proposed Verizon Cell Tower at FHS.  THEREFOR THE COMMENT PERIOD HAS ENDED. 



Kalispell listed as #5 city in Montana best schools and top AA district on Niche 2018 Best Schools listing

2018 Best School Districts in Montana

The 2018 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.

LINK to Article - LINK to Niche Site

Contractor picked for new elementary school

Langlas and Associates will serve as the general contractor and construction manager...

Architects and Engineering Firms Picked for Construction
April 4, 2017: Summary of all Projects With Detail
School Construction Update at Kalispell Chamber Luncheon constructionupdate

Superintendent Mark Flatau will update the public Tuesday at 11:30 at the Kalispell Chamber Luncheon. For more details and the latest renderings....

Construction Update at Today's Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
School is Cancelled

Due to an increase in bad weather through out today, Monday Feb. 6, School has been cancelled.

KPS seeking Request for Proposals for Owners Representative on school constructions projects.
Voters Pass Both School Bonds Rendering of FHS


   Ballots from the two school bond measures before voters have been counted and Kalispell Public Schools can move forward with both bond measures—high school and elementary district.

   “We are extremely grateful for the trust and support of our community. We will be diligent in the use of these dollars,” Superintendent Mark Flatau said.  

Register to Vote
Mackenzie River Pizza Nite this Week!

pizzaTuesday, Jan. 8th!

Red Ribbon Week

red ribbon week10/22-10/26

Help celebrate by showing your support each day. See below for our spirit days.

Seeking Trustee to Fill Open High School Trustee Position

Due to a recent vacancy on the District 5 Board of Trustees, the school district is taking applications to fill this high school trustee position. 

PTO Upcoming Meeting!

ptoWed. 11/28 6:30pm - Rankin Library

Come support our PTO by attending our next meeting to discuss fundraising goals and acquiring new playground equipment. CLICK HERE to contact Brittany Rech, PTO President and/or get more info about our PTO!

Check out the Student News 1-14-19

newsDon't Get Caught in The Snow Without Viewing Our Student Raptor "Rap"penings!

Click HERE to view this week's RAPChanell Production!

2018-19 Kindergarten Start & Schedule

Kindergarten Students Start of School Information  (Click on View More for Details)

PTO Fundraiser - $1 Ice Cream Fridays!

ice cream  Support PTO -$1 Ice Cream on FRIDAYS!

Kalispell Public Schools Seeking To Fill District 5 Trustee Position



2018 Annual Performance Report…Accountable to Our Community!

Click the link, under District Spotlight, on the district homepage, and it will take you to our 2018 Annual Performance Report which serves as an accountability summary to you, our patrons, taxpayers and community members.  It is intended to give our community a brief glimpse at our schools and departments as well as show our student achievement data through a variety of measures.  If you read one thing this year about our schools this would be it!