3500 Hwy 52
Helena, AL 35080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Helena Intermediate School serves 976 students in grades 3-5.
Helena Intermediate School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Helena Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Helena Intermediate School's student population of 976 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
976 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Helena Intermediate School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Helena Intermediate School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 976 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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