Helix High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,326
College Readiness Index
28.6
Academic Performance Index
804
Student/Teacher Ratio
29:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,463 Students
  • 85 Teachers

Helix High School
7323 UNIVERSITY AVE
LA MESA, CA 91941

Phone: (619) 466-4194

District: Grossmont Union High

Overview

Helix High School is ranked 288th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Helix High School is 39 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 79 percent. Helix High School is 1 of 18 high schools in the Grossmont Union High.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1326
State Rank
#288
Charter Rank
#143

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,463
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 79%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 85

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 28.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 18
Total Students 23,535
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 20.1

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Nearby Schools

Helix High School is 1 of 18 schools in the Grossmont Union High.

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