Helix High School

  • Helix High School serves 2,364 students in grades 7-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Helix High School operates within the Grossmont Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2364 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,364 students
Helix High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Helix High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Helix High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by GradeHelix High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a24:1
Helix High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Helix High School American Indian Students (1995-2012)
Asian
7%
11%
Helix High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
41%
54%
Helix High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
19%
6%
Helix High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
25%
24%
Helix High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Helix High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Helix High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
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.
0.730.64
Helix High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
49%
50%
Helix High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
13%
9%
Helix High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Grossmont Union High School District's student population of 22,024 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,906 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,627 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameGrossmont Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed22,0241,597
Grossmont Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a83%
Grossmont Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2007)
District Total Revenue$251 MM$17 MM
Grossmont Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$336 MM$18 MM
Grossmont Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,906$10,238
Grossmont Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,627$10,739
Grossmont Union High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  10/30/2008
~Excellent school- I was going to home school my children if they did not make it into Helix. Teacher response to any of my questions or concerns is immediate. The education my children are receiving is outstanding. The staff is friendly and professional. Despite the negative on goings that Helix has had in the recent past, I have no regrets nor concerns of the safety of my children. This could happen at any school. I would recommend this school to any parent who expresses concern for their child's educational future.
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