Heards Ferry Elementary School

  • Heards Ferry Elementary School serves 726 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Heards Ferry Elementary School's student population of 726 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students726 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heards Ferry Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heards Ferry Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#38 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Heards Ferry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heards Ferry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
10%
37%
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White
78%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heards Ferry Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.380.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heards Ferry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFulton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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