Heard Elementary School

  • Heard Elementary School serves 583 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Heard Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 583 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 583 students
Heard Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Heard Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Heard Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
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 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.41. 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 (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Heard Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Heard Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
56%
37%
Heard Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
30%
42%
Heard Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Heard Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Heard Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Heard Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.59 0.41
Heard Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
57%
Heard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
11%
6%
Heard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County School District's student population of 38,123 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,729 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,542 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 38,123 3,306
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $439 MM $33 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $395 MM $33 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,729 $10,007
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,542 $9,869
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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