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6-9
Public
Helena, AL
Students enrolled: 833

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1299 Hillsboro Parkway
Helena, AL 35080

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(205) 682-5300
(205) 682-5305
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July 22, 2012
Helena Middle has been a great experience for my daughter. It has a high level of gifted students which creates competition for high level academics. Coach Knight is one of the most involved principals I have known. My only complaint is that they are much more supportive of athletics than the arts, but that is a complaint of most Alabama schools.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2012
Neither of my children liked it there. My son was picked on to the point that he was suicidal. When I took him out near the end of the year and home schooled him he was much more relaxed. There are way too many kids in the schools in the US and because of that it's hard to make friends since every year there aren't the same kids in your class (like in Ontario). We are moving out of Helena because I refuse to send my kids back there. The teachers are trying their best. my daughter's science class had 36 kids in it. how can a teacher manage that many kids?

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 09, 2010
The most important thing is the teachers there are very dedicated and my daughter is very happy there. The level of education there is excellent

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 03, 2010
Helena Middle School is a great school!! The administration and teachers really care about our kids and truly want them to get the best education possible. We love HMS!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2010
It is a wonderful school, with great teachers anda principal. It has been a place to say that I am proud that my children goes to school there. I am so thankful for this Middle School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2010
When you have a great leader at a school such as Ms. Goolsby, it can't help but trickle down and create a great environment educationally, emotionally and socially! Best school around! My child has thrived from day one!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2010
I believe that children get a great education at Helena Middle School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 30, 2010
This school is cutting edge with the curriculum and the staff and teachers are the best I have ever interacted with.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 29, 2010
I love Helena Middle School because they care for the children and the teachers are excellent. The small town feel of our community goes hand in hand with our new Middle School and my son is having a great experience there. I choose to live in Helena because of the schools.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 29, 2010
My daughter receives special ed services, and she never comes home complaining about school. She enjoys her class, and her teacher, and Mrs. G. is the absolute perfect example of an educator that is effective and caring.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 29, 2010
HMS is definitely the best... students, teachers, and most of all the administration!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 29, 2010
HMS is focused on the kids. Great school to be at!

- submitted by a teacher
April 28, 2010
Helena Middle is an amazing school with a great staff; from the administration on down. I LOVE to volunteer at this school. So thankful that we have a new middle school in our community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Helena Middle School is a beautiful school filled with great students who thrive to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Great school, great teachers and staff. Fun place to learn!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Parental involvement shows by the way the students interact with the administration. The children, parents and teachers all have a great relationship with each other and there is tremendous community support for all Helena Schools.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
We are finishing up my son's 3rd year at HES. It has been a great school with an even greater Principal/Leader.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
Helena Middle school is working hard towards excellence in education, activities, morale of student's. My children actually say they want to go to school. That speaks for itself.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
Wonderful School with an outstanding teaching staff!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2010
My child has had a wonderful experience in Middle School at HMS. She has been challenged in her academics. She is involved in the band. i would recommend Helena to anyone looking for a great place to live.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
Helena Middle School supports the children in the school, supports its staff, encourages the parents, reaches out to the community and is a particpipant in county and state wide activities. It is a model for being what a school should be from the inside out and I am proud it is in our community. Because of this, what we need, the parents and the community find a way to make happen. This is important for a school which is new and has a LOT of needs.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
Great staff, student body, community, and facilities! We are truly blessed!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
The faculty is great. They communicate with the parents. The principal shows great concern for her students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
So blessed to have this school in Helena!! Love everything about it!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
The faculty, cleaning staff and administration are great and really care for the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Helena schools are outstanding. They have wonderful teachers and really care about the students. I love Helena Schools!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Helena schools are absolutely the best! Great facilities and staff. The community as a whole sets high expectations for our kids. The schools make Helena a wonderful place to live and raise children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
My son actually likes to go there. The teachers are very responsive to my wife's questions about my son's work.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Teachers are wonderful and caring which is true in all Helena schools. This makes me, as a parent, feel good about my childrens' futures.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
This is a small community, but many parents and community leaders fought on several levels to get this middle school closer to our homes and where most of us live. It looks a few years, but we have a brand new middle school that our children, parents, teachers, and staff are proud to support. Now we need the funds to kick-off programs and start up labs.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Wonderful school - great teachers and staff! Safe place for kids to learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Helena Middle School (& the Helena Community) is the best around. Great family community, great teachers, great school district. Definitely Blessed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Administration, teachers, staff, PTO, and parents make Helena Middle School the best!! Wouldn't want my kids to attend any other middle school...anywhere!!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
Helena middle is a great school, and both my kids love the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
The teachers and administrators really love the kids. The teachers are willing to help the kids and they care if they pass or not.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
We have a good adminstration, Teachers. but most of all great kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
The parents are so involved and the kids are great.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Helena Middle is a great school!! The faculty and staff are ve4y caring and have made our children feel totally welcomed!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
We have a great school staff they are very careing Always has the kids best interst at heart

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Great teachers who inspire kids to achieve. There are many extra curricular activities for the kids to participate in

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
My 6th grader loves Helena Middle School!...So far it has been a great experience on all levels!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
It is so new, clean and organized. The teachers are fabulous!! I love being able to check on my child's progress online. And the programs are top notch.

- submitted by a parent
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Helena Middle School
1299 Hillsboro Parkway, Helena, AL  35080
(205) 682-5300
Last modified Helena Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Helena Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top