Helena Intermediate School

3500 Hwy 52
Helena, AL 35080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Helena Intermediate School serves 976 students in grades 3-5.
Helena Intermediate School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Helena Intermediate School's student population of 976 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students976 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Helena Intermediate School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#224 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Helena Intermediate School is Helena High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Helena Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Helena Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Helena Helena High School Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,281 student
    1.1 miles
    1310 Hillsboro Parkway
    Helena, AL 35080
    (205) 682-3650
    1.1 9-12 1,281
  • Helena Helena Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 826 students
    1.3 miles
    187 Third St
    Helena, AL 35080
    (205) 682-5540
    1.3 K-2 826
  • Helena Helena Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,009 student
    1.9 miles
    1299 Hillsboro Parkway
    Helena, AL 35080
    (205) 682-5300
    1.9 6-8 1,009
  • Birmingham South Shades Crest Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 627 students
    3.0 miles
    3770 South Shades Crest Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-3000
    3 K-4 627
  • Pelham Pelham High School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 945 students
    3.1 miles
    2500 Panther Cir
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3701
    3.1 9-12 945

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