Heritage Elementary School serves 881 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Heritage Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 881 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 44%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 63% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 83% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Heritage Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Heritage Elementary School's student population of 881 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Heritage Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Heritage Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#19 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Heritage Elementary School's ranking?
Heritage Elementary School is ranked #19 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Heritage Elementary School?
881 students attend Heritage Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Heritage Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 12% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Heritage Elementary School?
Heritage Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Heritage Elementary School offer ?
Heritage Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Heritage Elementary School part of?
Heritage Elementary School is part of Madison City School District.
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