Helena High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1300 Billings Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
Phone
(406) 324-2200
District
HELENA H S
County
LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1340
Classroom Teachers
100

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Montana

9

(10 is best)

Better than 87.1% of MT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Helena High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
51%
40%
59%
46%
42%
33%
51%
40%
59%
46%
42%
33%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
14
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 298 22.2%
Grade 10 381 28.4%
Grade 11 352 26.3%
Grade 12 309 23.1%
Total 1340 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.6% 88.8% 81.3%
Black 0.8% 0.6% 0.8%
Hispanic 10.3% 7.5% 5.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 0.9% 0.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.2% 2.2% 11.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.8% 21.5% 29.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.5% 17.7% 23.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 3.8% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 57,202 1,068,778
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 39.2 7
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.9% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.1% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.6% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 17.9% 18.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 23,318 427,871
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.8% 93.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.2% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.9% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.0% 13.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 19.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.8% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 8.9% 11.1%

Education 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%