201 Daniel Cir
Dothan, AL 36301
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Heard Magnet School serves 426 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Heard Magnet School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Heard Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Heard Magnet School's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day for Students
June 02, 2022 (Thursday)
Fall Break
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)

School Rankings

Heard Magnet School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Heard Magnet School is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#75 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
29%
33%
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White
58%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 20%)

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