Helena Elementary School

355 Helena Moriah Rd

Timberlake, NC 27583

Tel: (336)364-7715
Grades KG-5
625 students
Helena Elementary School serves 625 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Helena Elementary School operates within the Person County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 625 students
Helena Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Helena Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Helena Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Helena Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Helena Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Helena Elementary School American Indian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Helena Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
12%
26%
Helena Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
77%
51%
Helena Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Helena Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.39 0.45
Helena 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.
38%
47%
Helena 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.
6%
7%
Helena Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Person County s School District's student population of 4,596 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,143 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 $9,374 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Person County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 4,596 1,120
Person County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $18 MM
Person County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $18 MM
Person County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,143 $10,864
Person County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,374 $10,591
Person County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Roxboro Community School (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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  • RoxboroSouth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 257 students
    6.1 miles
    1333 Hurdle Mills Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-7133
    6.1PK-5257
  • RoxboroSouthern Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 566 students
    6.8 miles
    209 Southern Middle Sch Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-6995
    6.86-8566
  • RoxboroRoxboro Community SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 687 students
    7.5 miles
    115 Lake Dr
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)597-0020
    7.56-12687
  • Hurdle MillsOak Lane Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 260 students
    8 miles
    2076 Jim Morton Rd
    Hurdle MillsNC 27541
    (336)364-2204
    8KG-5260
  • RoxboroNorth Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 286 students
    8.3 miles
    260 Henderson Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-7262
    8.3KG-5286

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