PROFICIENCY 15% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Golden Plains Unified
13%San Joaquin

Helm Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Golden Plains Unified" in San Joaquin, CA. There are a total of 109 students and 5 teachers at Helm Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 71 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Helm Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.5%, which is 62% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch71
Reduced lunch27


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 Helm Elementary, 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

3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6<= 20%
7< 50%
8>= 50%
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.

Helm Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

White 1.4% 1.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 0.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 97.2% 97.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

San Joaquin demographics profile

StatisticSan JoaquinCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,35025691
Median age24.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English10%56%79%
Speak Spanish87%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Joaquin

IndexSan JoaquinCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade33.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school28.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college18.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree6.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Helm Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.