Helena High School

Helena High School serves 1,607 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MT average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Helena High School operates within the Helena High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1607 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,607 students
Helena High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Helena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Helena High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Helena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Helena High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
7%
11%
Helena High School American Indian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Helena High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
2%
1%
Helena High School Black Students (2007-2013)
White
88%
80%
Helena High School White Students (1993-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.20
Helena High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
34%
Helena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Helena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Helena High School District's student population of 2,931 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,861 in this district is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,659 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Helena High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 2,931 105
Helena High  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 89%
Helena High  School District Graduation Rate (1997-2005)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $2 MM
Helena High  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $29 MM $2 MM
Helena High  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,861 $15,305
Helena High  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,659 $14,876
Helena High  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Capital High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Helena Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Helena Bryant School
    Grades: PK-5 | 222 students
    0.3 miles
    1529 Boulder
    HelenaMT 59601
    (406)324-1200
    0.3PK-5222
  • HelenaHelena Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 654 students
    0.4 miles
    1025 North Rodney
    HelenaMT 59601
    (406)324-1000
    0.46-8654
  • HelenaJefferson School
    Grades: PK-5 | 257 students
    0.7 miles
    1023 Broadway
    HelenaMT 59601
    (406)324-2060
    0.7PK-5257
  • HelenaCentral School
    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
    0.8 miles
    1325 Poplar
    HelenaMT 59601
    (406)324-1230
    0.8PK-5247
  • HelenaSmith School
    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
    1.1 miles
    2320 5th Ave
    HelenaMT 59601
    (406)324-1530
    1.1PK-5304

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