500 South Lincoln Avenue
Jerome, ID 83338
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Heritage Academy serves 165 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Heritage Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Overview

Heritage Academy's student population of 165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
165 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Heritage Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Heritage Academy is 0.50, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#660 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
37%
19%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
61%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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