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Helena/ W.Helena School Dist.

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305 Valley Dr
Helena, AR 72342
Phillips County
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PH: (870) 338-4425

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 1986 students
  • 6 schools

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 Benchmark Exam Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Literacy
 66% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 39% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 51% (2007)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Literacy
 70% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

Math
 55% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 30% (2013)
 18% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 11% (2009)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Literacy
 70% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 43% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

Math
 27% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 33% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Literacy
 42% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 37% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 73% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Science
 5% (2013)
 4% (2012)
 15% (2011)
 10% (2010)
 16% (2009)
The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

Literacy
 50% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 30% (2008)
 28% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 37% (2009)
 36% (2008)
 31% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Literacy
 63% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 36% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

Math
 57% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 23% (2008)
 8% (2007)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Literacy
 35% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 36% (2010)
 25% (2009)
 17% (2008)
 17% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math.
  • The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 End of Course Exam Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Algebra I
 49% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 35% (2009)
 29% (2008)
 14% (2007)
The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

Biology
 20% (2013)
 10% (2012)
 22% (2011)
 24% (2010)
 22% (2009)
The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

Geometry
 31% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 22% (2009)
 13% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in algebra I, biology, and geometry.
  • The results for End of Course Exams administered in spring of each year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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