Heath Elementary School

Heath Elementary School serves 487 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Heath Elementary School operates within the Mccracken County School District.

Overview

The student population of 487 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 487 students
Heath Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Heath Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Heath Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Heath Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Heath Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Heath Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
1%
11%
Heath Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
94%
81%
Heath Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Heath Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Heath Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.23
Heath Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
41%
46%
Heath Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Heath Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mccracken County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 7,147 2,353
Mccracken County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $68 MM $24 MM
Mccracken County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $63 MM $23 MM
Mccracken County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,430 $10,129
Mccracken County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,786 $9,906
Mccracken County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heath High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heath Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Concord Elementary School (5.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West PaducahHeath Middle School
    4336 Metropolis Lake Rd
    West PaducahKY 42086
    (270)538-4070
    0 mi | 446 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • West PaducahHeath High School
    4330 Metropolis Lake Rd
    West PaducahKY 42086
    (270)538-4090
    0.1 mi | 524 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PaducahConcord Elementary School
    5184 Hinkleville Rd
    PaducahKY 42001
    (270)538-4050
    5.6 mi | 590 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MetropolisMetropolis Elementary School
    1015 Filmore St
    MetropolisIL 62960
    (618)524-4821
    6.8 mi | 526 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PaducahWest Ky Technical College High School
    Vocational School
    4810 Alben Barkley Dr
    PaducahKY 42002
    (270)554-4991
    Vocational School

    7.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Mccracken County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.28, which is higher than the Kentucky average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Mccracken County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.