« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
PK-5
Public
Missoula, MT
Students enrolled: 915

Contact this school

2385 Flynn Ln
Missoula, MT 59808

(406) 721-2160
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Lower Grade Hellgate address.

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
June 07, 2012
I have nothing but WONDERFUL things to say about Hellgate Elementary! What a fantastic school! The staff is so easy to work with, the teachers are second to none, and the school itself is amazing! My son just finished his Kindergarten year there, and he was graphing and charting, reading and writing, and learning about science and geography! What they teach at that school is nothing short of amazing. I have heard other people say this, and I have to agree, Hellgate Elementary is just like going to a private school. I also would like to add that the principal in building two is absolutely top notch!! I would highly this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2011
Hellgate seemed impressive when we first enrolled our daughter in kindergarten during the 2007-2008 school year. She had a good year, and a great teacher. In the next few years, however, Hellgate's enrollment has grown so dramatically that the school seems ill-equipped to keep pace. By the year 2009-2010, bullying was rampant, and recess was a nightmare, with kids from several grades swarming the playground and little supervision. My daughter came home haggard and exhausted every day. I joined her for lunch several times, and I was appalled at the level of noise in the cafeteria and in the hallways. At that point, the schoolwork coming home also seemed haphazard, and I had a hard time understanding just what she was supposed to be learning. It was a very unfortunate year, and I pulled her to homeschool the following year. I hope that Hellgate stabilizes and improves again, because I appreciated the friendliness and warmth a few years ago. It is hard to see how that initial intimacy can be sustained with the level of growth it is currently experiencing.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a teacher
December 15, 2006
We LOVED Hellgate Elementary. This was our first school experience with our kids, and our daughter broke her femur justa week after school started. I loved the organization the school had in getting information to the arents, especially ones who never had kids in school before. They were helpful at working with my daughters dissabiity at the time and very accomodating. The principle was WONDERFUl, very involved and genuine. we have since been to 2 other elementary schools and neither of them even live up to the organization and involvement Hellgate had. We would move to Montana Just to put our kids in that school if we could. -Jyn Meyer

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: October 27, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Lower Grade Hellgate
2385 Flynn Ln, Missoula, MT  59808
(406) 721-2160
Last modified Lower Grade Hellgate is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lower Grade Hellgate Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 4 reviews. Top