About the Department


The Superintendent of Schools is the administrator in charge of overseeing Stillwater County’s public schools.

COVID-19 and Masks

The Stillwater County Health Nurse reminds parents that each school has its own board that directs and governs what school requirements are going to be for mask-wearing.

How to keep yourself and others safe (PDF) 

Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  New teachers in Stillwater County, do we need to register or renew our teaching certificates with the County Superintendent of Schools?

Answer: Yes, please contact our office.

Question:  Do I need to notify the County Superintendent of Schools of my intent to home school?

Answer: Yes, please contact our office or notify The County Superintendent of Schools by completing the Home School Notification Form online

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Stillwater County Courthouse
2nd Floor
400 E. 3rd Ave N.
Columbus, MT 59019


Mark Ranstrom Superintendent of Schools

Phone: 406-322-8057