Helena-West Helena school information

IndexHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Average Test Scores13%28%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a86079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Helena-West Helena, AR educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Helena-West Helena public schools have average test scores of 13% which is 52% lower than than the Arkansas average and 73% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Helena-West Helena public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.6% have completed high school, 12.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Helena-West Helena are 73% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Helena-West Helena.
  • 72.1% of people in Helena-West Helena have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.6% of people in Helena-West Helena have completed high school.
  • 12.6% of people in Helena-West Helena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Helena-West Helena

IndexHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade72.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school70.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.9%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Friars Point, MS1,06125%50%
Jonestown, MS1,42720%60%
Tunica, MS1,24912%75%
Helena-West Helena, AR11,32513%73%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Campbellsville, KY11,32943%12%
Greentree, NJ11,31970%43%
Lowes Island, VA11,31689%80%
Yazoo City, MS11,33613%74%
Waupun, WI11,33746%7%
Helena-West Helena, AR11,32513%73%
Source: The Helena-West Helena, AR 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.