St. Helena Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,181 students in St. Helena Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in St. Helena Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in St. Helena Parish School District are St. Helena Arts And Technology Academy, St. Helena College And Career Academy and St. Helena Early Learning Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. St. Helena Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
St. Helena Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,389 Schools
# Students
1,181 Students
714,671 Students
# Teachers
73 Teachers
40,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

St. Helena Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 185 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has increased from 60-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#188 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. Helena Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. Helena Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. Helena Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of St. Helena Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.19
0.61
# American Indian Students
2 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
16 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# Black Students
1,057 Students
310,321 Students
% Black Students
90%
43%
# White Students
93 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
8%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
55
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
83
53,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
91
54,543
# Students in 2nd Grade:
96
53,426
# Students in 3rd Grade:
110
55,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
84
55,808
# Students in 5th Grade:
71
55,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
82
53,700
# Students in 7th Grade:
89
52,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
97
52,260
# Students in 9th Grade:
103
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
73
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
72
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
75
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,652 is higher than the state median of $12,584. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,982 is less than the state median of $12,261. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$15 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. Helena Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$14 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of St. Helena Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,652
$12,584
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. Helena Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,982
$12,261
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. Helena Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best St. Helena Parish School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
St. Helena Arts And Technology Academy
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1798 Highway 1042
Greensburg, LA 70441
(225) 222-4364
Grades: 3-6
| 347 students
Rank: #22.
St. Helena College And Career Academy
Math: 18% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
14340 Highway 37
Greensburg, LA 70441
(225) 222-4402
Grades: 7-12
| 509 students
1590 La 1042
Greensburg, LA 70441
(225) 222-6291
Grades: PK-2
| 325 students

Recent Articles

Technology in Public Schools
Technology in Public Schools
Learn how technology is being implemented and funded in public schools.
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
We report on a new policy in Massachusetts that impacts one of the largest school districts in the country, as well as the rest of the state. The gender identity policy strives to ensure all students are treated equally, but it is not without plenty of concern by opponents.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,181 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19

Quick Links