Helena High School

1300 Billings Ave

Helena, MT 59601-5763

Tel: (406)324-2200
Grades: 9-12

1,603 students

Helena High School serves 1,603 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MT average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Helena High School operates within the Helena High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1603 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,603 students
Helena High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Helena High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Helena High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is equal to 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 15:1 11:1
Helena High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
6%
12%
Helena High School American Indian (1991-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Helena High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Helena High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Helena High School Black (2007-2012)
White
89%
81%
Helena High School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Helena High School Sch Ethnicity Helena High 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.
0.20 0.20
Helena High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
14%
33%
Helena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Helena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,972 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Helena High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 2,972 108
Helena High  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Helena High  School District Graduation Rate (1997-2005)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $2 MM
Helena High  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $1 MM
Helena High  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,854 $13,611
Helena High  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,552 $13,259
Helena High  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Helena Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Bryant School
    1529 Boulder
    Helena , MT 59601
    (406)324-1200
    0.3  mi  |  259  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Helena Helena Middle School
    1025 North Rodney
    Helena , MT 59601
    (406)324-1000
    0.4  mi  |  674  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Helena Jefferson School
    1023 Broadway
    Helena , MT 59601
    (406)324-2060
    0.7  mi  |  263  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Helena Central School
    402 North Warren
    Helena , MT 59601
    (406)324-1230
    0.8  mi  |  282  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Helena Smith School
    2320 5th Ave
    Helena , MT 59601
    (406)324-1530
    1.1  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Helena, MT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is higher than the Montana average of 0.19. The most diverse school in Helena is Bryant School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Montana or national school diversity statistics.