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Helena is outgrowing its roots – and its reputation – as a sleepy government town. While the state of Montana remains the largest employer here, the private sector is thriving, from retail to health care to professional services of all kinds. We’ve got good schools, minimal crime, and a quality of life that’s second to none.
Helena is where you want to be because it is so close to all the places you want to go!
Distances from Helena:
Great Falls - 71 miles Missoula - 114 miles Billings - 238 miles Glacier - 202 miles Yellowstone - 175 miles Spokane, WA - 310 miles
     Great Place
Relocation Information
Helena and its neighboring communities pride themselves on providing students and their families with the best learning opportunities possible.
Helena’s public school system consists of two area high schools, one alternative learning high school, two middle schools and 12 elementary schools. Three private schools, along with an extensive adult education program, are also available.
In neighboring East Helena, students have access to three elementary schools, a middle school and the brand new East Helena High School. Montana City, to the south of Helena, provides elementary and middle school education for students. For high school, students may attend schools in Helena or in Boulder, the county seat for Jefferson County where Montana City is located. In Clancy, located to the south of Montana City along Interstate 15, students may attend kindergarten through eighth grade. After that, students may attend high school in Helena or Boulder. More info: (406) 447-8595 or
Founded in 1909, Carroll College is ranked as the top Regional College in the West, according to U.S.News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012.”
In the concurrently published U.S. News & World Report list of “Best Value Schools,” among regional colleges Carroll College is ranked number one in the West.
Carroll’s leading science, engineering, nursing and business programs are highly regarded. Carroll’s pre-med students have a medical school acceptance rate of 85 percent, the college’s nursing students have a 100 percent pass rate on their professional exams, and the White House recently recognized a Carroll business graduate as one of 11 Champions of Change young entrepreneurs. In addition, Carroll is the home of the six-time NAIA national football champions. The college is also proud of its Talking Saints forensics team (speech and debate), currently the reigning 22-year regional champions with a national championship to its credit. Four times in the past eight years, Carroll math students have
won the world’s top prizes in the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling and the Mathematical Contest in Modeling. All of this supports Carroll’s century-long mission, embodied in its motto “Not for School, but for Life.” More info: Visit
What began as a vocational training center
in 1939 has evolved into a comprehensive, two-year college. Helena College University of Montana is dedicated to fulfilling their mission
of access to, and support of, lifelong educational opportunities to their diverse community. As
part of the Montana University System, Helena College is uniquely positioned to provide these opportunities. The curriculum supports technical programs and serves as a gateway for students to further their education at four-year institutions. This includes collaborative partnerships with other state institutions that allow a unique opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree while attending a two-year College. Dual credit offerings allow students to begin earning college credits while still attending high school, and continuing education opportunities provide access to professional development or personal enrichment courses for learners of all ages. Regardless of what your educational goals may be, or where you
are in life, Helena College has something to offer every type of student. More info: Visit umhelena. edu, or stop by the Admission’s Office at 1115 North Roberts Street.
The Leo Pocha Memorial clinic was established
in 1981 as Montana’s first urban Indian Health clinic. Their goal is to make primary health care available to all American Indian members of
the community, in fulfillment of the nation’s
trust responsibility to America’s First Peoples.
Any person with insurance who is interested in utilizing the Leo Pocha Clinic is welcome.
Where: 501 Euclid Ave. More info: (406) 442-9244 or

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