About HeLa

What is Henrietta Lacks?

Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School is a small specialty school located in Vancouver, Washington.  HeLa High, as it is better known as was built in 2012 and opened its doors to students in the Fall of 2013.  Henrietta Lacks was built to meet the needs of the Vancouver area by educating students to become college and career ready in the fields of health and biosciences. Henrietta Lacks is home to approximately 600 9-12th graders in the Evergreen School District.  Students apply to come to HeLa to pursue a specialty high school education.  There are four programs of study students can choose from: Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Nursing/Patient services and Pharmacy.


Principal: Julie Tumelty
Associate Principal: Charles Anthony
Address: 9105 NE 9th St., Vancouver, WA, 98664
Phone: (360) 604-6340