Helena High School



Helena High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helena High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 458
10 365
11 418
12 381

Helena High School is a public high school of the Helena H S School District located in Helena, MT. It has 1,622 students in grades 9th through 12th. Helena High School is the 4th largest public high school in Montana and the 2,878th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,622
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,878th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 4th out of 171
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 148th out of 171
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 5th out of 171

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Helena High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 844
(52%)
1,511
(52%)
 Female 778
(48%)
1,380
(48%)

Helena High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,413
(87%)
2,563
(89%)
 American Indian 82
(5%)
133
(5%)
 Hispanic 47
(3%)
75
(3%)
 Black 31
(2%)
45
(2%)
 Two or More 29
(2%)
37
(1%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
7
(0%)

Helena High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,153
(71%)
2,105
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 387
(24%)
636
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(5%)
150
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Helena High School is ranked 4th out of 158 ranked schools in Montana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helena High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 39.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1623
2006 1630
2007 1607
2008 1569
2009 1642
2010 1655
2011 1603
2012 1623
2013 1607
2014 1582
2015 1622

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.9
2007 15.5
2008 15.4
2009 15.1
2010 15.1
2011 15.1
2012 15.3
2013 15.7
2014 15.3
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14479359211337
2006 0.16932515337423
2007 0.14934660858743
2008 0.20713830465264
2009 0.1516443361754
2010 0.21570996978852
2011 0.17841547099189
2012 0.26186075169439
2013 0.27629122588675
2014 0.27623261694058
2015 0.28914919852035

Compare Helena High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,292.5% 12.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
State Average 39.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Helena High School
Helena, MT
Public 09 - 12 1,622 15.4:1  
Capital High School
Helena, MT
Public 09 - 12 1,269 15:1 2 miles
St Andrew School
Helena, MT
Private KG - 12 187 13:1 3 miles
Helena Christian School
East Helena, MT
Private PK - 12 160 9:1 6 miles
Clancy 7-8
Clancy, MT
Public 07 - 08 55 10.1:1 10 miles
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