Bill Hefner Elementary School

  • Bill Hefner Elementary School serves 813 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Bill Hefner Elementary School's student population of 813 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bill Hefner Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bill Hefner Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1679 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bill Hefner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bill Hefner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
53%
26%
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White
18%
49%
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bill Hefner Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.650.46
This chart display the diversity score of Bill Hefner Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bill Hefner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bill Hefner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCumberland County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My daughter has been attending this school since kindergarten. A few issues have come up with bullying but the principal Dr. Cahill has always listened and taken care of it. He genuinely cares about my daughter and always makes sure things go the right way. He still, after 5 years, says hello every morning to us both.
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5  
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.
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5  
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.
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