Helena Elementary School



Helena Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helena Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 264
1 283
2 279
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helena Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Helena, AL in the Shelby County School District. It enrolls 826 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helena Elementary School is the 73rd largest public school in Alabama and the 3,482nd largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 826
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,482nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 73rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 303rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 53rd out of 783

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Helena Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 431
(52%)
10,255
(52%)
 Female 395
(48%)
9,516
(48%)

Helena Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 666
(81%)
14,119
(71%)
 Black 99
(12%)
2,901
(15%)
 Hispanic 28
(3%)
1,978
(10%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
346
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
395
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Helena Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 667
(81%)
12,749
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(15%)
5,943
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(5%)
1,079
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Helena Elementary School is ranked 649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helena Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Helena Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 707
2006 765
2007 807
2008 831
2009 807
2010 810
2011 831
2012 826

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 14.3
2007 13.6
2008 15.1
2009 15.4
2010 14.6
2011 16.8
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1032531824611
2006 0.10980392156863
2007 0.11771995043371
2008 0.12154031287605
2009 0.15613382899628
2010 0.15185185185185
2011 0.17809867629362
2012 0.19249394673123

Compare Helena Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Helena Elementary School
Helena, AL
Public KG - 02 826 12.9:1  
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Public 03 - 05 878 18.7:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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