Helena Middle School

1025 North Rodney
Helena, MT 59601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Helena Middle School serves 695 students in grades 6-8.
Helena Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Helena Middle School's student population of 695 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Rankings

Helena Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Helena Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#349 out of 715 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
6%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
81%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHelena Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Helena Middle School is Helena High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C R Anderson Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Helena Helena High School Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,523 student
    0.4 miles
    1300 Billings Avenue
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-2200
    0.4 9-12 1,523
  • Helena Bryant School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
    0.6 miles
    1529 Boulder
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1200
    0.6 PK-5 230
  • Helena Central School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 241 students
    0.6 miles
    1325 Poplar
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1230
    0.6 PK-5 241
  • Helena Jefferson School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
    0.8 miles
    1023 Broadway
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-2060
    0.8 PK-5 277
  • Helena Hawthorne School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
    0.9 miles
    430 Madison Avenue
    Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 324-1370
    0.9 PK-5 212

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