School Details

St. Helena Elementary School

903 S Main St, Norfolk, VA 23523
(757) 494-3884
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 313 students 14 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

49%
64%
72%
37%
50%
65%
63%
69%
84%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Norfolk City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

51%
58%
70%
51%
59%
75%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Norfolk City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
61%
73%
55%
60%
71%
53%
58%
69%
53%
64%
76%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Norfolk City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

St. Helena Elementary School is a public elementary school in Norfolk. The principal of St. Helena Elementary School is Ms. Vandelyn Hodges. 313 children attend St. Helena Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 86% of the 313 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at St. Helena Elementary School is 14:1. Rena B. Wright Primary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 63%
White, non-Hispanic 0.7% 23%
Hispanic 0.3% 4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 58%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I feel that this is a great school that truly cares about the students. Although my grandchild has transferred to another school I still give it high marks.

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