Heron Heights Elementary School

  • Heron Heights Elementary School serves 1,086 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Heron Heights Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Heron Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Heron Heights Elementary School's student population of 1,086 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,086 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heron Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heron Heights Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#301 out of 3650 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Heron Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heron Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Heron Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heron Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
62%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Heron Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heron Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heron Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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