B+
Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 67%

Helena school information

IndexHelenaAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores57%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools21,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Helena are 17% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Helena
  • 94.6% of people in Helena have completed 8th grade
  • 94.0% of people in Helena have completed high school
  • 50.6% of people in Helena have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Helena

      IndexHelenaAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade94.6%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school94.0%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college79.7%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree59.0%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors50.6%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters15.2%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.1%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%

      Helena, AL School Districts

      • Shelby County School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Helena. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Helena, AL schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Helena, AL, an average of 94.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mountain Brook, AL20,53284%70%
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,24378%58%
      Homewood, AL25,65268%38%
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52962%25%
      Hoover, AL84,10060%21%
      Helena, AL17,63057%17%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Westerly, RI17,63235%30%
      New Castle, IN17,63467%37%
      Wallingford Center, CT17,63453%8%
      Maryland City, MD17,64740%18%
      Martinsburg, WV17,61343%13%
      Helena, AL17,63057%17%
      Source: The Helena, AL 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.