East Helena school information

IndexEast HelenaMontanaNational
Average Test Scores47%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools340879,221
Total private schoolsn/a7724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a327,963
The East Helena, MT educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. East Helena public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 20% higher than than the Montana average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of East Helena public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Montana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.5% have completed high school, 23.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in East Helena are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in East Helena.
  • 89.1% of people in East Helena have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in East Helena have completed high school.
  • 23.1% of people in East Helena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in East Helena

IndexEast HelenaMontanaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%89.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%88.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%63.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%38.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.1%29.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%9.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in East Helena (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clancy, MT1,61261%23%
Montana City, MT2,87857%16%
Helena Valley West Central, MT8,75350%2%
Helena, MT30,10243%13%
Helena Valley Northeast, MT3,15442%15%
East Helena, MT2,28647%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Denver, NC2,28766%34%
St. Paul, NE2,28579%61%
Johnston, SC2,28749%1%
Garyville, LA2,28549%0%
Adamsville, TN2,28853%7%
East Helena, MT2,28647%5%
Source: The East Helena, MT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.