Helena Elementary School



Helena Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helena Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 267
1 312
2 291
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 870 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helena Elementary School is the 57th largest public school in Alabama and the 2,859th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 870
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,859th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 57th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 480th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 62nd out of 782

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Helena Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 442
(51%)
6,994
(49%)
 Male 428
(49%)
7,326
(51%)

Helena Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 682
(78%)
10,461
(73%)
 Black 94
(11%)
2,150
(15%)
 Hispanic 47
(5%)
985
(7%)
 Two or More 37
(4%)
398
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
291
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Helena Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 686
(79%)
9,796
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 148
(17%)
3,814
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
710
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Helena Elementary School is ranked 558th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helena Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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
2013 794
2014 856
2015 870

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
2013 15.7
2014 17.8
2015 17.7

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
2013 0.18261964735516
2014 0.21028037383178
2015 0.21149425287356

Compare Helena Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.1%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 02 870 17.7:1  
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