Helena Park Elementary School

  • Helena Park Elementary School serves 632 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Helena Park Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Helena Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Helena Park Elementary School's student population of 632 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helena Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Helena Park Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1757 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
67%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Helena Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNederland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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