PROFICIENCY 60% 59% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Shelby County
60%Helena
37%Alabama

Helena Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Shelby County" in Helena, AL. There are a total of 951 students and 44 teachers at Helena Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 148 free lunch students and 23 reduced lunch students.

Helena Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 59% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students951
Teachers44.25
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch148
Reduced lunch23

 

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 Middle 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

GradeProficiency
All61%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
670%
760-64%
850%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
659%
750-54%
861%
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 Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 81.1% 75.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 12.0% 14.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 2.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 5.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Helena High School57%0.0Helena, AL
Helena Intermediate School56%1.2Helena, AL
Pelham High School47%3.9Pelham, AL
Robert F Bumpus Middle School59%4.0Hoover, AL
Thompson Sixth Grade Center59%4.3Alabaster, AL
Thompson High School41%4.3Alabaster, AL
South Shades Crest Elementary School56%4.3Hoover, AL
Thompson Intermediate School42%4.4Alabaster, AL
Thompson Middle School41%4.6Alabaster, AL
Trace Crossings Elementary School50%4.8Hoover, AL
Brock's Gap Intermediate School62%4.8Hoover, AL
Hoover High School58%5.1Hoover, AL

Helena demographics profile

StatisticHelenaAlabamaNational
Population8,5344,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,9889291
Median age42.838.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Helena

IndexHelenaAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college85.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors57.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Helena Middle 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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