• Broadwater and CHS: MBI Exemplar School Award: Platinum!

    Posted May 22, 2017

    We are pleased to announce that Broadwater Elementary School and Capital High School have received an “MBI Exemplar School” award! Montana Behavioral Initiative issued both of these schools with a…

  • Warren: History Fair

    Posted May 22, 2017

    As part of the Helena School Districts Vigilante Parade week, Warren Elementary School hosted our annual Montana History Fair.  Our fourth grade students host the event each year on the…

  • Library Summer Reading Program

    Posted May 22, 2017

    L&C Library Summer Reading Program

  • Jefferson: Raises Money for Scholarship

    Posted May 22, 2017

    The student council at Jefferson Elementary presented an art scholarship to the Holter Museum of Art on Tuesday in memory of Kevin FauntLeRoy, the son of a Jefferson para-educator. Each…

  • HSD Announces Educator of the Year Nominees

    Posted May 15, 2017

    HSD announced the nominees for the HEA Educator of the Year serving the 2017-2018 school year.  There were a number of educators nominated by their peers with ten such educators…

  • Thank You, Helena!

    Posted May 3, 2017

    Thank you, Helena, for your confidence and support on the bond! We truly appreciate all of your votes.

  • 2017 Retirement Congratulations!

    Posted April 18, 2017

    2017 Retirement Party Flyer

  • Fall 2017 Kindergarten Registration

    Posted January 3, 2017

    Registration for Fall 2017 Kindergarten begins Tuesday, January 3. Please review the attachment below for more information regarding the registration process.   2017-2018-kindergarten-ad  

  • Do you have questions about enrollment?

    Posted November 29, 2016

    Use our new enrollment question form to get specific questions answered.

Helena Public Schools Vision

Helena Public Schools foster dynamic educational experiences that prepare all students for life.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Helena Public Schools is to challenge and empower each student to maximize individual potential and become a competent, productive, responsible, caring citizen.

This mission will be supported through the wise use of resources to meet students’ needs, regardless of interests and talents. Students, families, educators and the community are committed to sharing the responsibility for creating a student-centered educational community that acknowledges learning as a life-long process.

Guiding Principles

  • Each student enters school healthy and learns about and practices a healthy lifestyle.
  • Each student learns in an intellectually challenging environment that is physically and emotionally safe for students and adults.
  • Each student is actively engaged in learning and is connected to the school and broader community.
  • Each student has access to personalized learning and to qualified, caring adults.
  • Each graduate is prepared for success in college or further study and for employment in a global environment.