705 Helman St
Ashland, OR 97520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Helman Elementary School serves 344 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Helman Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Helman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

Helman Elementary School's student population of 344 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Helman Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Helman Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#92 out of 1208 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
19:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
79%
62%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Helman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   11/2/2017
A caring and nurturing environment for children to engage in learning.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - John

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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