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St Helena School

Private | K-8 | 171 students


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $145,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $830.

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Posted January 16, 2013

Congratulations to Principal Jane Hileman for being named amongst the Top 12 principals in the nation! She deserves this award and we are so lucky to have her leadership!!distinguished-principal-award/c1gm9
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 20, 2010

Saint Helena has provided a firm foundation for building character. I have learned so much that I wouldn't have learned anywhere else. The teachers are patient and supportive and my classmates are always willing to help. I'll miss this school next year!
—Submitted by a student

Posted March 16, 2010

St. Helena is a great community! The teachers are excellent and the school leadership is top notch. There are numberous opportunities to be involved in the community as a parent and for your children. I highly recommend this school not only as a parent, but a former student as well.
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Posted March 7, 2010

Enrolling my chikd in St. Helena's is the best choice I made . Motivating and nurturing teachers+staff, dedicated and caring principle, strong sense of togetherness between students, excellent parent participation+support, and an positive atmosphere that provides an excellent learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 6, 2010

This is a great small school with dedicated teachers and a diverse, high-achieving student body. The sense of community is strong, and most classes are about 22 kids.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted December 6, 2009

Very strict about making money for them! Bad community!
—Submitted by a student

Posted October 4, 2009

it's a small town gem in the city
—Submitted by a parent

Posted December 10, 2007

St. Helena school combines an exceptional education with an indivual hands-on approach to learning and strengthening within a strong catholic community. The pricipal is exceptional and the teachers are dedicated. This is a must for parents to look in to (!
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Posted April 11, 2007

Simply the best school in the south metro. The cost is fair for the ability and knowledge my children are given. Small classes dedicated teachers and staff. Great educational community even without the church...
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Posted February 24, 2007

The school is wonderful. This school has excellent test scores (99% passing) small classes and a dedicated staff that knows all the students and parents by name. The students are engaged and highly excellerated as compared to the local public schools, not to mention the affordability.
—Submitted by a parent

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 66% 73%
Black 18% 9%
Hispanic 9% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis
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3200 East 44th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Phone: (612) 729-9301


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