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Helix High School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in California. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, take about the same advanced courses per student as the state average, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

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Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
83%
State avg: 50%
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Math
73%
State avg: 39%
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Equity

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Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

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Students

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
48%
White
19%
Black
17%
Two or more races
9%
Asian
7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
27 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
500 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood

7323 University Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91941
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Last modified: June 19, 2019
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