Helena Elementary School

355 Helena Moriah Rd

Timberlake, NC 27583-0038

Tel: (336)364-7715
Grades: KG-5

643 students

Helena Elementary School serves 643 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Helena Elementary School operates within the Person County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 643 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 643 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade Helena Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
3%
13%
Black
12%
27%
White
77%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Helena Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Helena Elementary 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.
0.39 0.44
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.
40%
45%
Helena 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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,057 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Person County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 5,057 1,682
District Total Revenue $56 MM $19 MM
Person County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $52 MM $18 MM
Person County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,483 $11,105
Person County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,848 $10,880
Person County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roxboro Community (7.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (6.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RoxboroSouth Elementary School
    1333 Hurdle Mills Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-7133
    6.1 mi | 440 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RoxboroSouthern Middle School
    209 Southern Middle Sch Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-6995
    6.8 mi | 601 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RoxboroRoxboro Community
    Charter School
    115 Lake Dr
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)597-0020
    Charter School

    7.5 mi | 615 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Hurdle MillsOak Lane Elementary School
    2076 Jim Morton Rd
    Hurdle MillsNC 27541
    (336)364-2204
    8 mi | 287 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RoxboroNorth Elementary School
    260 Henderson Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-7262
    8.3 mi | 297 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Person County, NC 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 0.46, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Person County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.