Welcome to Glacier Gateway Elementary

At Glacier Gateway, we are committed to creating a rich, welcoming, and safe environment that promotes student growth. We share information about our programs, student activities, and student achievements throughout the pages of this web site. We invite you to stop by Glacier Gateway for a visit.

Glacier Gateway is located just north of Highway 2 on 4th Ave. West in Columbia Falls, Montana. You can find us by turning north at the second of four stop lights on Highway 2 in Columbia Falls as you drive west through town. We are located in a long brick building housing about 450 students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade.

Telephone: 406-892-6540
Fax Number: 406-892-6544

School Hours
  M, T, TH, F:  8:15 AM - 3:05
  W: 8:15 AM - 2:05 PM

Accessibility & Nondiscrimination

The District is committed to ensuring accessibility of its websites for students, parents, and members of the community with disabilities.  All pages on the District's website will conform to the W3C WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents.

Under District developed 
administrative procedures, students, parents, and members of the public may present a complaint regarding a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 related to the accessibility of any official District web presence which is developed by, maintained by, or offered through the District or third-party vendors and open sources. 

What's Happening


Interested in the Wildcat Garden Summer Camp? 

Students entering grades K-8 are welcome to participate. Please register by picking up a form available at Ruder, Glacier Gateway or CFJH. Submit by June 8th. For questions, please email a_prathivadi@cfmtschools.net.


Free gardening workshops at the Wildcat Garden this summer! More details on workshops available at the ImagineIf Libraries website: http://imagineiflibraries.org.

June 2nd - Into the Garden We Go! Columbia Falls Jr. High School Wildcat Garden

August 4th - All About Compost. 9-11 am, Columbia Falls Jr. High School Wildcat Garden

Sept 29 - Harvesting Your Seeds. 9-11 am, Columbia Falls Jr. High School Wildcat Garden

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2018 - 2019
Printable calendar is now available in the Quick Links.


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