Welcome to Helena Public Schools
Helena Public Schools foster dynamic educational experiences that prepare all students for life.
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.
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.
Curriculum / Learning – Provide relevant, integrated and meaningful learning experiences for students that will prepare them for life.
Staff Support and Relationships – Enhance the learning opportunities for students by providing professional development for all employees and encouraging innovative instructional practices.
Environment – All schools and work sites will be safe and foster positive and productive environments for students and staff.
Technology – Implement technology in Helena Schools to enrich student learning and deliver more efficient administrative services.
Community partnerships – Encourage excellence in our schools by maintaining a positive and productive relationship with parents, employers, community members and members of the higher community.
Fiscal Planning – A budget development process is established so the allocation of resources has the greatest positive impact on the performance of students and staff.