PROFICIENCY 0% 100% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 2 in Helena H S
  • Ranked #12 of 16 in Helena
  • Ranked #610 of 825 in Montana
Proficiency Averages
0%Helena H S
52%Helena
39%Montana

Helena High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Helena H S" in Helena, MT. There are a total of 1,582 students and 104 teachers at Helena High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 334 free lunch students and 103 reduced lunch students.

Helena High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 0.0%, which is 100% lower than the Montana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1582
Teachers103.67
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch334
Reduced lunch103

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment227
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 High School, there are a total of 227 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
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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 High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMontanaNational
Caucasian 87.8% 89.4% 79.7% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 1.3% 1.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.7% 1.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.4% 2.5% 3.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 6.2% 5.1% 11.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 0.8% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bryant School37%0.3Helena, MT
Helena Middle School48%0.3Helena, MT
Central School42%0.6Helena, MT
Jefferson School60%0.8Helena, MT
Smith School57%1.1Helena, MT
Hawthorne School47%1.3Helena, MT
Broadwater School57%1.4Helena, MT
Four Georgians School62%1.6Helena, MT
C R Anderson Middle Schooll49%1.7Helena, MT
Kessler Elementary School55%2.7Helena, MT
Warren School42%4.2Helena Valley Northeast, MT
Rossiter School50%4.5Helena Valley West Central, MT

Helena demographics profile

StatisticHelenaMontanaNational
Population30,1021,023,391318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,819791
Median age41.639.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%58%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%

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%
Source: The Helena High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.