St. Helena Central Middle School

Tel: (225)222-6291
Grades: 5-8

344 students

St. Helena Central Middle School serves 344 students in grades 5-8.
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 55%.
St. Helena Central Middle School operates within the Recovery -lde School District.

Overview

The student population of 344 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 344 students
St. Helena Central Middle School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
St. Helena Central Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade St. Helena Central Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.72. 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 Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
92%
48%
St. Helena Central Middle School Black (2011-2012)
White
6%
45%
St. Helena Central Middle School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups St. Helena Central Middle School Sch Ethnicity St. Helena Central Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.72
St. Helena Central Middle School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
90%
61%
St. Helena Central Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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.
2%
7%
St. Helena Central Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,147 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Recovery -lde School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,147 1,863
Recovery  -lde School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $14 MM n/a
Recovery  -lde School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM n/a
Recovery  -lde School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,620 $0
Recovery  -lde School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,097 $0
Recovery  -lde School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Helena Central High School (5.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Feliciana Middle School (15.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Helena Central Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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