Helena Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Helena


Helena Elem School District Details

Helena Elem School District
55 South Rodney
Helena, MT 59601

5,338 Students enrolled in District

13 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Helena Elem School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
52%
45%
56%
49%
47%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Broadwater School
900 Hollins
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
Bryant School
1529 Boulder
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
C R Anderson Middle Schl School
1200 Knight St
Helena, MT, 59601
06-08
Central School
1325 Poplar
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
Four Georgians School
555 Custer Avenue
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
Hawthorne School
430 Madison Avenue
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
Helena Middle School
1025 North Rodney
Helena, MT, 59601
06-08
Jefferson School
1023 Broadway
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
Jim Darcy School
990 Lincoln Road West
Helena, MT, 59602
PK-05
Kessler Elementary School
2420 Choteau Street
Helena, MT, 59601
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.2% 81.3%
Black 0.7% 0.8%
Hispanic 6.8% 5.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.5% 11.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.4% 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.8% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,013 $31,178,000 34.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,069 $5,541,000 6.2%
Staff $289 $1,496,000 1.7%
General Administration $104 $539,000 0.6%
School Administration $636 $3,297,000 3.7%
Operation $839 $4,351,000 4.9%
Transportation $544 $2,822,000 3.2%
Other $305 $1,580,000 1.8%
Total Support $3,785 $19,626,000 21.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,478 $38,774,000 43.3%
Total Expenditures $17,276 $89,578,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,663 $993,535,000 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $683 $101,785,000 5.1%
Staff $409 $61,017,000 3.0%
General Administration $342 $50,960,000 2.5%
School Administration $619 $92,308,000 4.6%
Operation $1,112 $165,821,000 8.2%
Transportation $545 $81,268,000 4.0%
Other $327 $48,741,000 2.4%
Total Support $4,037 $601,900,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,783 $415,021,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $13,484 $2,010,456,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Helena H S School District Details

Helena H S School District
55 South Rodney
Helena, MT 59601

2,693 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Helena H S School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
49%
45%
57%
49%
40%
41%
49%
45%
57%
49%
40%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Capital High School
100 Valley Drive
Helena, MT, 59601
09-12
Helena High School
1300 Billings Avenue
Helena, MT, 59601
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.8% 81.3%
Black 0.6% 0.8%
Hispanic 7.5% 5.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.2% 11.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.5% 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.7% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,559 $21,769,000 66.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,468,000 4.5%
Staff $187 $539,000 1.7%
General Administration $119 $344,000 1.1%
School Administration $627 $1,805,000 5.5%
Operation $939 $2,704,000 8.3%
Transportation $365 $1,052,000 3.2%
Other $324 $934,000 2.9%
Total Support $3,072 $8,846,000 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $699 $2,014,000 6.2%
Total Expenditures $11,330 $32,629,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,663 $993,535,000 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $683 $101,785,000 5.1%
Staff $409 $61,017,000 3.0%
General Administration $342 $50,960,000 2.5%
School Administration $619 $92,308,000 4.6%
Operation $1,112 $165,821,000 8.2%
Transportation $545 $81,268,000 4.0%
Other $327 $48,741,000 2.4%
Total Support $4,037 $601,900,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,783 $415,021,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $13,484 $2,010,456,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

School Districts serving Helena, MT

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