Jefferson High School District #1 encompasses a geographic area of approximately 1100 square miles situated in the northern half of Jefferson County in southwestern Montana. The district high school is located in the City of Boulder, the County Seat of Jefferson County, and draws students from Basin, Clancy, Jefferson City and Montana City in addition to Boulder. Easy access is available to the larger cities of Helena, Butte and Bozeman. The high school serves 200 students grades 9-12. The school has a rich history having once been the county high school, serving high school students throughout Jefferson County.
The school's theatre program has received national recognition and performs 4-5 productions each year.
There is a comprehensive Career and Technical Education program for students with classes in Culinary Arts, Welding, Woods, Small Engines, Drafting, CADD, Child Development, Web Design, Computer Applications, Small Business Development, Keyboarding and more. Students participate in Vocational Student Organizations. The Skills USA program has had students qualify for nationals for the last sixteen years.
Students are able to take con-current enrollment classes in Literature, Biology, Spanish and Welding, earning both high school and college credit. A comprehensive extra-curricular program is provided to students. Athletics include: cross country, football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, track and girls tennis.
Other opportunities are: Rodeo Club, Model United Nations, Youth and Legislature, Yearbook, Journalism, Business Professionals of America, FCCLA, and Art Club.
Approximately 48% of the graduates pursue post-secondary education. For more information: Contact the high school office at 225-3317.
JHS Skills USA continues to lead the state of Montana with National Qualifiers and Finishers.
The FCS program has competed twice in the Pro-Start competition - 2010 and 2011. Only three or four schools in Montana have this program available.
Rodeo Club continues to provide one of the two main high school rodeos in the State.