Helena High School

  • Helena High School serves 1,582 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
  • Helena High School operates within the Helena High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,582 students
Helena High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Helena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
Helena High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHelena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Helena High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
7%
11%
Helena High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Helena High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Helena High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
1%
1%
Helena High School Black Students (2007-2015)
White
88%
80%
Helena High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsHelena High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMT 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.
0.220.35
Helena High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
21%
37%
Helena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
6%
7%
Helena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Helena High School District's student population of 2,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,947 in this district is less than the state average of $15,305. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,743 is less than the state average of $14,876. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameHelena High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed2,858101
Helena High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a89%
Helena High School District Graduation Rate (1997-2005)
District Total Revenue$30 MM$2 MM
Helena High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$29 MM$2 MM
Helena High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,947$15,305
Helena High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,743$14,876
Helena High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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