Helena Middle School



Helena Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helena Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 290
7 306
8 274
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helena Middle School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Helena, AL. It has 870 students in grades 6th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 870
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 55

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Helena Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 451
(52%)
7,169
(51%)
 Female 419
(48%)
6,810
(49%)

Helena Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 707
(81%)
10,462
(75%)
 Black 107
(12%)
2,036
(15%)
 Hispanic 35
(4%)
1,094
(8%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
264
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
27
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
95
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Helena Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 730
(84%)
10,038
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 116
(13%)
3,269
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(3%)
672
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Helena Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Helena Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 0
2008 698
2009 714
2010 786
2011 833
2012 870

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 17.4
2009 14.4
2010 16
2011 15.9
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.14613180515759
2009 0.17787114845938
2010 0.20101781170483
2011 0.1968787515006
2012 0.16091954022989

Compare Helena Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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