354 N 15th St
Saint Helens, OR 97051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
St Helens Middle School serves 417 students in grades 7-8.
St Helens Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 50% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

St Helens Middle School's student population of 417 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
417 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

St Helens Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 St Helens Middle School is 0.40, 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
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State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#631 out of 1208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
19:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
76%
62%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
This middle school is a fine school for the small town of St. Helens. The academics are average, but the band/ choir program is award winning. They do require Physical Education to all students unless there is an excpetion. The quality of the structure is not bad. the gym was recently re-done, and the building is in good shape. Parents from around the area are usually very involved in things like talent shows and programs put on by the students.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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