Helms Middle School



Helms Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helms Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 443
8 445
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helms Middle School is a public high school of the West Contra Costa Unf School District located in San Pablo, CA. It has 889 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 889
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.01

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Helms Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 446
(50%)
5,374
(48%)
 Male 443
(50%)
5,868
(52%)

Helms Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 713
(80%)
5,781
(51%)
 Black 88
(10%)
2,404
(21%)
 Asian 60
(7%)
1,864
(17%)
 Pacific Islander 14
(2%)
97
(1%)
 White 13
(1%)
1,014
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
58
(1%)

Helms Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 886
(100%)
6,505
(58%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
3,569
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,168
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Helms Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Helms Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 927
2006 790
2007 685
2008 755
2009 976
2010 964
2011 905
2012 889

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 22.6
2007 19.6
2008 19.3
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 19.5
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85436893203883
2006 0.81518987341772
2007 0.91824817518248
2008 0.92185430463576
2009 0.86372950819672
2010 0.90145228215768
2011 0.29060773480663
2012 0.99662542182227

Compare Helms Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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