Charles Helmers Elementary School

27300 N. Grandview Dr.

Valencia, CA 91354
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (661)294-5345
  • Charles Helmers Elementary School serves 731 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Charles Helmers Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Charles Helmers Elementary School operates within the Saugus Union School District.

Top Placements (California)

Charles Helmers Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Charles Helmers Elementary School's student population of 731 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students731 students
Gender %Charles Helmers Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeCharles Helmers Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Charles Helmers Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles Helmers Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
17%
11%
Hispanic
15%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
65%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsCharles Helmers Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Charles Helmers Elementary School is Saugus Union School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Saugus Union School District's student population of 9,983 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,680 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,271 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSaugus Union School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed9,9831,585
    Saugus Union School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    64%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$129 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$125 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,680$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,271$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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