Headland Elementary School

  • Headland Elementary School serves 792 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Headland Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Headland Elementary School's student population of 792 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students792 students
This chart display total students of Headland Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Headland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Headland Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Headland Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Headland Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Headland Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#550 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Headland Elementary School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Headland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Headland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Headland Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Headland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Headland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
74%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Headland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Headland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Headland Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.410.59
This chart display the diversity score of Headland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Headland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Headland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Headland Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
Say goodbye to mystery meat - and all other types of meat - at public school cafeterias that are embracing the Meatless Monday trend.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.