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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.