Demographics of Richey Public SchoolsEnrollment2021-2022PreSchool (3 & 4 yr olds) 7 studentsHigh School (9-12) 25 studentsElementary (K-8) 45 studentsGrades PK-12 77 studentsStaff
Richey Schools currently employs 11 certified teachers in grades K-12. Years of teaching experience ranges from 1-35+ years. Richey Schools has one full-time Superintendent/Principal that is responsible for both the Elementary and High School buildings.
Classified staff includes: 1 special ed/ speech para, 1 classroom aide, 1 technology staff, 2 cooks, 1 maintenance person, 2 custodians, 1 secretary, and 1 district clerk.
Richey Schools offers the following sports; Football, Track, Volleyball, Cheer, Basketball, Cross Country, & Golf. Richey has joined with Lambert Schools for a complete athletic co-op that began in the 2009-10 school year. Richey High School has one of the most successful Agricultural Education/FFA programs in Montana and has had several state winning teams.
All classrooms at Richey Schools have SMART Boards installed, and all staff have laptop computers and projectors in their classrooms. Other technologies in the school include Classroom Performance System, PALM Handhelds, a large variety of academic software, and graphing calculators are available for all students. All communication is done electronically throughout the school system via Gmail. Teachers post lesson plans on the school web page weekly (www.richey.k12.mt.us) and the morning bulletin is posted daily for the community. Richey Schools has gone to PowerSchool for their Student Information System. Richey Schools is committed to the integration of technology into the school system.
The average class size in the high school varies from 1 to 8 students per class. It is a light load that gives teachers the ability to enhance their teaching ability and expand their curriculum. In the elementary, the Kindergarten class is a full-time class that meets everyday. Grades 1,-2, 3-4, 5-6 are combined classrooms. Grades 7-12 are departmentalized and attend classes with both high school and elementary teachers.