Heards Ferry Elementary School

6151 Powers Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30339
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Heards Ferry Elementary School serves 782 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Heards Ferry Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Heards Ferry Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Heards Ferry Elementary School's student population of 782 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students782 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Rankings

Heards Ferry Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Heards Ferry Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 2196 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFulton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heards Ferry Elementary School is Riverwood International Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sutton Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Forest Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Riverwood International Charter School Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,697 student
    0.3 miles
    5900 Raider Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (470) 254-1980
    0.3 9-12 1,697
  • Atlanta Lake Forest Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 889 students
    1.9 miles
    5920 Sandy Springs Cir
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (470) 254-8740
    1.9 PK-5 889
  • Marietta Sope Creek Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,171 student
    2.7 miles
    3320 Paper Mill Rd Se
    Marietta, GA 30067
    (770) 916-7085
    2.7 PK-5 1,171
  • Marietta Brumby Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 922 students
    2.8 miles
    1306 Powers Ferry Rd Se
    Marietta, GA 30067
    (770) 916-7070
    2.8 PK-5 922
  • Atlanta Spalding Drive Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    3.0 miles
    130 W Spalding Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (470) 254-5880
    3 PK-5 426

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