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Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 46%

Helena school information

IndexHelenaMontanaNational
Average Test Scores43%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1940879,221
Total private schools47724,874
Total post-secondary schools3327,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Helena are 13% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Helena
  • 91.4% of people in Helena have completed 8th grade
  • 90.8% of people in Helena have completed high school
  • 44.2% of people in Helena have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Helena

      IndexHelenaMontanaNational
      Completed 8th grade91.4%89.4%84.3%
      Completed high school90.8%88.2%83.0%
      Completed some college73.8%63.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.2%38.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors44.2%29.9%30.3%
      Completed masters17.3%9.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.6%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.2%1.3%

      Helena, MT School Districts

      • Helena Elementary School District
      • Helena High School District

      There are a total of 19 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Helena. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Helena, MT schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Helena, MT, an average of 91.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.8% have completed high school.

      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%
      East Helena, MT2,28647%5%
      Helena Valley Northeast, MT3,15442%15%
      Helena, MT30,10243%13%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Myrtle Beach, SC30,10658%17%
      Orcutt, CA30,10940%18%
      Burlingame, CA30,11873%48%
      Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
      Lawrenceville, GA30,12745%8%
      Helena, MT30,10243%13%
      Source: The 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.