Heard Elementary School



Heard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Heard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 68
2 66
3 66
4 71
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Heard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dothan, AL in the Dothan City School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. Heard Elementary School is the 474th largest public school in Alabama and the 30,199th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 474th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 733rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 615th out of 783

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Heard Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 212
(51%)
3,249
(48%)
 Male 202
(49%)
3,535
(52%)

Heard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(67%)
2,658
(39%)
 Black 99
(24%)
3,684
(54%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
101
(1%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
268
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
45
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Heard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 248
(60%)
2,203
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(29%)
4,186
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(12%)
395
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Heard Elementary School is ranked 633rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Heard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.1%) is lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Heard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 372
2006 403
2007 371
2008 395
2009 418
2010 398
2011 397
2012 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.9
2007 14.8
2008 18.5
2009 19.9
2010 17.9
2011 20.6
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73924731182796
2006 0.72704714640199
2007 0.68463611859838
2008 0.70379746835443
2009 0.44019138755981
2010 0.37437185929648
2011 0.40050377833753
2012 0.40096618357488

Compare Heard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Heard Elementary School
Dothan, AL
Public KG - 05 414 17.8:1  
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Private PK - KG 93 15:1 2 miles
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Girard Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 481 13:1 2 miles
Honeysuckle Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 600 12.6:1 2 miles
Montana Street Acadc Magnet School
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Public KG - 05 482 19.1:1 2 miles
Girard Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 319 13.3:1 2 miles
Northview Christian Church Academy
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Private PK - 06 64 6:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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