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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Helena High School is a highly rated, public school located in Helena, AL. It has 1,312 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.

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Helena High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1270
6 responses
Average ACT
26
265 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$87,781
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,341
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$195,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
  • The student section
    24%
  • Pep rallies
    13%
  • Sports events
    13%
  • Band compititions
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,312
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,019
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.9%
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$10,918 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

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