Registration and Enrollment

General Enrollment Information

If you have questions regarding PowerSchool enrollment, please contact Kelly Stoner at (406) 324-1038.

As of 8/16/2021 – Please contact the school for enrollment – grades PK – 12.

To find the neighborhood school which your child should attend, please click HERE. This link will guide you through the on-line process of entering your current address to find your neighborhood school.  You may also call the Assistant Superintendents office at (406) 324-2031 with any questions.

To register all students, you will need to complete the following steps.

  1. Contact your neighborhood school – to find yours, click HERE.
  2. Bring a completed enrollment form, a copy of your student’s birth certificate, a copy of their immunization records and a proof of address.
  3. Please provide the name and address of previous school so records can be requested.
  4. If the enrollment at the neighborhood school has reached capacity, then students will be placed in another school in the district.

For parents/guardians wishing to register their child in the Helena School District but reside outside of the school district boundaries, please see link below for K-12 STUDENT OUT-OF-DISTRICT TRANSFER REQUEST form and contact the Assistant Superintendent’s Office at (406) 324-2031.

Special Notes for Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration for the Fall of 2021 begins January 4, 2021.  At this time, all 11 elementary schools will begin accepting new registrations for kindergarten students who will be 5 years old by September 10, 2021.  We encourage families new to Helena or who have children now ready to start kindergarten to register and enroll in the Helena School District as soon as possible.  To register, drop off your forms on January 4th from 7:30am – 8:30am, or call your neighborhood school and arrange an appointment to drop off registration forms.  These are required in order to register!

  1. Proof of age through a certified birth certificate
  2. Proof of current residence, e.g. rental agreement, tax statement and/or utility bill.
  3. Complete Helena School District registration form – available HERE or at your neighborhood school, including providing important emergency contact numbers.
  4. Provide proof of immunization records**

** Montana State law requires all students to be immunized against Diphtheria, Pertussis (whooping cough), Tetanus, Polio, Measles, and Mumps & Rubella (MMR).  Exceptions are allowed for verified religious and medical reasons only.  Proof of immunizations must be provided on or before the first day of school.

All students who are eligible for Kindergarten must enroll in the school within their home boundary/established residence area.  If you are uncertain about which school your child will attend, please call (406) 324-2031 for guidance.