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Helms Middle
2500 Road 20
San Pablo, CA 94806

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  • School Type: Middle School
  • District: West Contra Costa Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 7
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 100%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 2%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Core Academic Courses: 22
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 10%
  • English learners: 37%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 39%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 100%
  • Special education within past two years: 11%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 1.67
(based on the 89% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 2 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
African American
Pacific Islander

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 94806:

Related Schools:
Bayview Elementary rank: 1 in San Pablo
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Crespi Junior High rank: 2 in El Sobrante
Dover Elementary rank: 2 in San Pablo
Edward M. Downer Elementary rank: 1 in San Pablo
Ford Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond
Grant Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Harbour Way Elementary rank: in San Pablo
Highland Elementary rank: 4 in Richmond
King Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Lake Elementary rank: 1 in San Pablo
Lovonya DeJean Middle rank: 1 in Richmond
Making Waves Academy rank: 7 in Richmond
Manzanita Middle rank: 2 in Richmond
Middle College High rank: 10 in San Pablo
Mira Vista Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond
Montalvin Manor Elementary rank: 6 in San Pablo
North Campus Continuation rank: A in San Pablo
Peres Elementary rank: 5 in Richmond
Richmond Charter Academy rank: 6 in Richmond
Richmond High rank: 1 in Richmond
Riverside Elementary rank: 3 in Richmond
Samuel Gompers Continuation rank: A in Richmond
Sheldon Elementary rank: 3 in Richmond
Tara Hills Elementary rank: 3 in San Pablo
Verde Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Alternative Vista High rank: A in San Pablo
Wilson Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond

  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)