Petra Academy is the largest classical and Christian school in Montana, serving the Bozeman community and greater Gallatin Valley with quality education students ages PreK through 12th grade.

Year established: 1995
Total student enrollment: 205
Number of families involved: 130
On-time graduation: 100%
Class of 2017: 10
Local churches represented: 35

Petra Academy is a member in good standing and accredited by the Association of Classical and Christian Schools, “organized for the mission of promoting, establishing, and equipping member schools committed to a classical approach to education in the light of a Christian worldview grounded in the Old and New Testament Scriptures, commonly known as the Bible.” ACCS offers an extensive array of services and provides accountability through accreditation.


Recognizing our need for God’s grace, Petra Academy strives to awaken love and wonder in our students by teaching them to observe with humility, think with reason, and articulate with charity for the flourishing of humanity and the renown of Jesus the Christ. Read more about our mission and how it directs all we do.



Petra is a cross-denominational Christian school. All of our board members as well as our administrative staff and faculty ascribe to the historic creeds of the Christian Faith. We acknowledge Jesus Christ as both source and goal of all creation and history, and the center of any discussion of truth, beauty, and goodness. That said, ours is an open enrollment, meaning we do not require profession of faith from student or parent(s) to be considered for admission.

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