Weatherly Heights Elementary School

Weatherly Heights Elementary School serves 550 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Weatherly Heights Elementary School operates within the Huntsville City School District.

Overview

The student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 550 students
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Weatherly Heights Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
11%
35%
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
81%
58%
Weatherly Heights Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Weatherly Heights Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Weatherly Heights 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.
0.33 0.70
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
19%
51%
Weatherly Heights 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.
5%
7%
Weatherly Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,703 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Huntsville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
7
Number of Students Managed 21,703 3,032
Huntsville City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $234 MM $29 MM
Huntsville City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $263 MM $31 MM
Huntsville City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,074 $9,620
Huntsville City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,352 $10,180
Huntsville City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Virgil Grissom High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mt Gap Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Gap Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Huntsville Mt Gap Elementary School
    821 Mt Gap Rd
    Huntsville , AL , 35803
    (256)428-7360
    1.2  mi  |  318  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Huntsville Mt Gap Middle School
    821 Mt Gap Rd
    Huntsville , AL , 35803
    (256)428-7720
    1.2  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Huntsville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Virgil Grissom High School
    7901 Bailey Cove Rd
    Huntsville , AL , 35802
    (256)428-8000
    1.4  mi  |  1970  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Huntsville Roger B Chaffee Elementary School
    7900 Whittier Rd
    Huntsville , AL , 35802
    (256)428-7040
    1.7  mi  |  359  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Huntsville Challenger Elementary School
    13555 Chaney Thompson Rd
    Huntsville , AL , 35803
    (256)428-7060
    2.2  mi  |  523  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Huntsville, AL 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 0.61, which is higher than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Huntsville is Ridgecrest Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.