Did You Know?


  • Did you know that each year about 94% of Helias Catholic graduates go on to post-secondary education?
  • Did you know that the average ACT score of Helias seniors is about 2.8 points higher than the national average?
  • Did you know that over 60% of Helias Catholic seniors and juniors enroll in college courses through the school’s dual enrollment program, earning college credits while still in high school?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic students can earn up to 48 hours of college credit while still in high school through the school’s dual enrollment program?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic has 25 current students who have achieved “Bright Flight” status by scoring a 31 or higher on the ACT?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic has 29 Junior and Senior who have scored between 28 and 30 on the ACT?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic currently has 42 seniors (23% of the class) who have scored 28 or higher on the ACT?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic has two Commended Students and one Semi-Finalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program?
  • Did you know that 183 Helias Catholic students will participate in mission trips this year?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic students perform over 15,000 hours of community service annually through the school’s Christian Service program?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Biology, Calculus, English Literature, French, Spanish, Physics, American History, Spanish Literature, Economics and American Government?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic utilizes a random drug testing program for all students to serve as a means of early intervention should a student be headed in the wrong direction?
  • Did you know that every school day at Helias Catholic begins with prayer followed by the National Anthem or Pledge of Allegiance?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic offers financial assistance to families who are in need?
  • Did you know that currently 66% of the teachers at Helias Catholic have a Master’s Degree or above?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic athletic teams have won 31 MSHSAA state championships, one of the highest totals of any school in the state?
  • Did you know that over 95% of Helias Catholic’s athletic teams qualify for MSHSAA recognition for having a team GPA of 3.0 or better?
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic’s average daily attendance is nearly 97%.
  • Did you know that, nationally, college graduates earn on average $17,000 more per year than those without a college degree? .
  • Did you know that the top 50% of the 2014 senior has a GPA of 3.67 or better.
  • Did you know that students at Helias Catholic have 21 clubs and 19 athletic teams to choose from as extra-curricular activities.
  • Did you know at Helias Catholic, the Sacramental life of the Church is offered at:
    • Daily masses
    • Adoration
    • Reconciliation
    • Retreats for each grade
  • Did you know that at the end of your junior year at Helias Catholic you can have 18 hours of college credit. Seniors can graduate with 44+ hours of college credit and this does not including hours that can be earned from an AP test. Did you know that Helias Catholic added AP Economics and AP American Government & Politics in 2013-2014.
  • Did you know Helias Catholic is a safe place to go to school? In the past 9 years there has been only one physical altercation.
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic has currently won 18 district football games in a row! This is the longest streak in school history.
  • Did you know that the Helias Catholic football team has finished in the top 10 of class 4 six years in a row.
  • Did you know that Helias Catholic is host to an average of 4 exchange students each year?