St. Helena Central Elementary School

St. Helena Central Elementary School serves 512 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
St. Helena Central Elementary School operates within the St. Helena Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 512 students
St. Helena Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % St. Helena Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
St. Helena Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade St. Helena Central Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
St. Helena Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
93%
44%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
6%
46%
St. Helena Central Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups St. Helena Central Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.35
St. Helena Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
97%
60%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
n/a
7%
St. Helena Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,093 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,353 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,976 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name St. Helena Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
5
Number of Students Managed 1,093 2,019
St. Helena Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $30 MM
St. Helena Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $14 MM $31 MM
St. Helena Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,353 $13,503
St. Helena Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,976 $14,322
St. Helena Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Helena Central High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. Helena Central Middle School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is O.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School (11.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GreensburgSt. Helena Central High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 289 students14340 Hwy 37
    GreensburgLA 70441
    (225)222-4402
    1.69-12289
  • GreensburgSt. Helena Central Middle School
    3.6 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 292 students1590 Hwy 1042
    GreensburgLA 70441
    (225)222-6291
    3.65-8292
  • KentwoodO.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
    11.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 422 students1541 C.b. Temple Rd
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-8225
    11.6PK-6422
  • RoselandRoseland Elementary Montessori School
    11.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 271 students12516 Times Ave
    RoselandLA 70456
    (985)748-9307
    11.6PK-6271
  • AmiteWest Side Middle School
    13 miles | Grades: 4-8 | 400 students401 West Oak St
    AmiteLA 70422
    (985)748-9073
    134-8400

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