PROFICIENCY 56% 48% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Shelby County

Helena Intermediate School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "Shelby County" in Columbiana, AL. There are a total of 915 students and 49 teachers at Helena Intermediate School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 147 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Helena Intermediate School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.5%, which is 48% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch147
Reduced lunch37


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Helena Intermediate School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Helena Intermediate School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 80.9% 75.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 11.4% 14.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 2.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 5.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 1.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Helena High School57%1.2Helena, AL
Helena Middle School60%1.2Helena, AL
Robert F Bumpus Middle School59%2.8Hoover, AL
Pelham High School47%3.0Pelham, AL
South Shades Crest Elementary School56%3.2Hoover, AL
Trace Crossings Elementary School50%3.6Hoover, AL
Brock's Gap Intermediate School62%3.8Hoover, AL
Hoover High School58%4.0Hoover, AL
Greenwood Elementary School32%4.6Bessemer, AL
Valley Intermediate School49%4.6Pelham, AL
Greenwood Elementary School27%4.8Bessemer, AL
Linda Nolen Learning Center20%4.9Pelham, AL

Columbiana demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4559291
Median age35.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Columbiana

Completed 8th grade82.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Helena Intermediate School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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