Bill Hefner Elementary School

Bill Hefner Elementary School serves 765 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Bill Hefner Elementary School operates within the Cumberland County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 765 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 765 students
Bill Hefner Elementary School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Bill Hefner Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Bill Hefner Elementary School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade Bill Hefner Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Bill Hefner Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Bill Hefner Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
15%
15%
Bill Hefner Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
53%
26%
Bill Hefner Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
23%
51%
Bill Hefner Elementary School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Bill Hefner Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.45
Bill Hefner Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
47%
Bill Hefner Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Bill Hefner Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Cumberland County s School District's student population of 51,471 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,023 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,619 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
1
Number of Students Managed 51,471 1,120
Cumberland County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $532 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $510 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,023 $10,864
Cumberland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,619 $10,591
Cumberland County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Seventy-first High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seventy-first Classical Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E E Miller Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • FayettevilleE E Miller Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    0.9 miles
    1361 Rim Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28314
    (910)868-2800
    0.9PK-5549
  • FayettevilleLake Rim Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 656 students
    2 miles
    1455 Hoke Loop Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28314
    (910)867-1133
    2PK-5656
  • FayettevilleBenjamin J Martin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
    2.7 miles
    430 North Reilly Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28303
    (910)864-4843
    2.7PK-5505
  • FayettevilleLoyd E Auman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    2.9 miles
    6882 Raeford Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)868-8153
    2.9PK-5537
  • FayettevilleCliffdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
    3 miles
    6450 Cliffdale Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)864-3442
    3PK-5583

School Reviews

Excellent school. The principal is the BEST! He is always available and with a big smile. The teacher make this school one of the best in fayetteville. My son is always happy and love his teachers.
- Posted by Parent, 05/12/15
I am in 4th grade and have Ms. Mossow as a teacher. She is very nice, sweet and helpful. I think they are very good with managing money and making sure nobody gets left behind. My name is Kayla Fisk.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/17/15

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