Linderman Elementary is located in Polson, Montana, in the northwest corner of the United States. Polson is situated on the southern shores of Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi.The Mission Mountains, part of the Continental Divide, form a backdrop to the school. This area is also home to the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation.
This year there are sixteen certified classroom teachers, three special education teachers and two Title I teachers. In addition, we have a full time P.E. teacher, music teacher and school librarian. We also have a full time school counselor, nurse, and speech pathologist.
This year we have six second grade classrooms, five third grade classrooms, and five fourth grade classrooms. All of our classrooms have online technology, at least six computers, a SMART board, and a documenting camera. In addition, mobile computer labs are available for classroom use.
The school has a strong volunteer program which includes Watch Dog program, Polson Reads, foster grantparent program, room mother/father, field trip chaperone, as well as classroom volunteers.
Our school teams with families and the community. Linderman holds several family engagement nights throughout the year where families are invited into the school to share in their child’s learning. Linderman also has many volunteer programs including art Docent Program, Polson Reads, 4-H Mentoring Program and Walking Path Program.
This year there are twenty-one certified teachers. In addition, we have a school counselor, nurse, full time librarian, Native American instructor and a speech pathologist. The school also has a large classified staff, with twelve teacher's aides assisting in the classrooms