St. Helens school information

IndexSt. HelensOregonNational
Average Test Scores45%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools61,09779,221
Total private schoolsn/a36124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a897,963
The St. Helens, OR educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. St. Helens public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 5% lower than than the Oregon average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. Helens public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in Oregon and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.4% have completed high school, 14.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in St. Helens are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in St. Helens.
  • 81.3% of people in St. Helens have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.4% of people in St. Helens have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in St. Helens have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in St. Helens

IndexSt. HelensOregonNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.4%85.4%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%66.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.9%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in St. Helens (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ridgefield, WA6,11268%37%
Warren, OR1,90967%36%
Felida, WA7,85764%30%
Mount Vista, WA8,27961%24%
Minnehaha, WA11,06860%21%
St. Helens, OR13,16945%9%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harrison, AR13,16842%16%
Clayton, OH13,17279%60%
Streator, IL13,16323%54%
Soddy-Daisy, TN13,16256%15%
Tehachapi, CA13,17935%29%
St. Helens, OR13,16945%9%
Source: The St. Helens, OR 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.