St. Helena Central Elementary School

St. Helena Central Elementary School serves 518 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
St. Helena Central Elementary School operates within the St. Helena Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 518 students
St. Helena Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
St. Helena Central Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade St. Helena Central Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
St. Helena Central Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
93%
48%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Black (1990-2013)
White
6%
44%
St. Helena Central Elementary School White (1990-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.34
St. Helena Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
91%
61%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
1%
7%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,102 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name St. Helena Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 1,102 2,117
St. Helena Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $33 MM
District Spending $13 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,620 $14,187
St. Helena Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,097 $14,076
St. Helena Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Helena Central High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. Helena Central Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roseland Elementary Montessori School (13.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GreensburgSt. Helena Central Middle School
    Alternative School
    1590 Hwy 1042
    GreensburgLA 70441
    (225)222-6291
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | 310 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GreensburgSt. Helena Central High School
    14340 Hwy 37
    GreensburgLA 70441
    (225)222-4402
    3.8 mi | 274 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • RoselandRoseland Elementary Montessori School
    12516 Times Ave
    RoselandLA 70456
    (985)748-9307
    13.5 mi | 250 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • KentwoodO.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
    1541 C.b. Temple Rd
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-8225
    13.7 mi | 447 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AmiteWest Side Middle School
    401 West Oak St
    AmiteLA 70422
    (985)748-9073
    14.6 mi | 471 students | Gr. 4-8                      

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