Helena Elementary School

Tel: (336)364-7715
  • Helena Elementary School serves 618 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Helena Elementary School operates within the Person County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students618 students
Helena Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Helena Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Helena Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeHelena Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Helena Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Helena Elementary School American Indian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
4%
16%
Helena Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
12%
26%
Helena Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
78%
50%
Helena Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Helena Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHelena Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.380.66
Helena Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
99%
52%
Helena Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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
5%
Helena Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Person County s School District's student population of 4,671 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,800 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,981 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePerson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed4,671912
Person County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$53 MM$18 MM
Person County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$49 MM$18 MM
Person County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,800$10,864
Person County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,981$10,591
Person County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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