Welcome to Ruder Elementary. We are located at 1500 12th Avenue West in Columbia Falls, Montana. Ruder Elementary enrollment is approximately 475 students in grades kindergarten through fifth.
At Ruder Elementary, we are committed to providing a safe, positive, and rich learning environment for our students. We strive to reach each student's individual, academic and emotional needs through a variety of research based programs. We promote excellence and believe every child CAN learn when given a caring environment and teachers who believe in their ability to succeed.
Hank Donovan accepts the Kerel Hagen Award during Columbia Falls High School’s Veterans
Day Assembly Friday. Each year, the award honors a district employee who served in the
military. (Jeremy Weber photo)