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 19% 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 increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.60. 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 (1988-2014)
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)
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 0.60
St. Helena Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1990-2014)
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

St. Helena Parish School District's student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,353 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name St. Helena Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
5
Number of Students Managed 801 1,927
St. Helena Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $14 MM n/a
St. Helena Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $14 MM n/a
St. Helena Parish School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,353 n/a
St. Helena Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,976 n/a
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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