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Hellgate Elementary is the largest independent K-8 elementary school district in the state of Montana. In 1869, Hellgate Elementary began as a one-room school house to serve the educational needs of sixteen children who lived on farm land outside of Missoula. Today, the school district has grown to over 43 acres in size, has a student population of approximately 1,500 students, and employees over 200 people who work for the school district on a daily basis.