Heath Elementary School

  • Heath Elementary School serves 462 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Heath Elementary School operates within the Mccracken County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 462 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 462 students
Heath Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Heath Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Heath Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Heath Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 17:1
Heath Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Heath Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2012)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Heath Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
n/a
11%
Heath Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
92%
78%
Heath Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Heath Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Heath Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Heath Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY 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.
0.15 0.24
Heath 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.
49%
51%
Heath Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Heath Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mccracken County School District's student population of 6,937 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,746 in this district is less than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,679 is less than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Mccracken County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 6,937 2,307
Mccracken County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $68 MM $25 MM
Mccracken County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $67 MM $24 MM
Mccracken County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,746 $10,658
Mccracken County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,679 $10,531
Mccracken County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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