Heard Elementary School

Heard Elementary School serves 597 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Heard Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 597 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 597 students
Heard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Heard Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Heard Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Heard Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Heard Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Heard Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Heard Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
53%
37%
Heard Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
31%
43%
Heard Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Heard 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.
0.62 0.40
Heard Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
51%
56%
Heard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Heard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Chatham County School District's student population of 37,445 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,190 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,029 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 37,445 3,213
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $36 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $382 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,190 $10,365
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,029 $9,935
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center (0.7 miles away)
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