Heron



Heron Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Heron Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 99
2 105
3 100
4 109
5 99
6 88
7 97
8 95
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Heron is a public elementary school located in Sacramento, CA in the Natomas Unf School District. It enrolls 891 students in grades 1st through 12th. Heron is the 417th largest public school in California and the 2,316th largest nationally. It has 25.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 891
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,316th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 417th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,774th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 467th out of 6,159

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Heron Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 481
(54%)
4,215
(50%)
 Female 410
(46%)
4,152
(50%)

Heron Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 278
(31%)
1,899
(23%)
 Asian 195
(22%)
1,645
(20%)
 Hispanic 178
(20%)
2,379
(28%)
 Black 115
(13%)
1,287
(15%)
 Two or More 107
(12%)
958
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(2%)
131
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
68
(1%)

Heron Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 562
(63%)
4,400
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(29%)
3,114
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(8%)
853
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Heron is ranked 2,563rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Heron students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.9%) is lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Heron Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 881
2007 923
2008 839
2009 797
2010 819
2011 837
2012 891

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 20.5
2007 19.8
2008 21
2009 23.4
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 25.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.25539160045403
2007 0.31744312026002
2008 0.34564958283671
2009 0.28607277289837
2010 0.31135531135531
2011 0.21863799283154
2012 0.3692480359147

Compare Heron to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,550.0% 25.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Heron
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 08 891 25.5:1  
Natomas Park Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 06 962 25.3:1 1 miles
H. Allen Hight Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 06 775 25.8:1 2 miles
Natomas Charter
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 12 1,398 21.9:1 2 miles
Regency Park Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 865 27.5:1 2 miles
Westside Elementary
Rio Linda, CA
Public KG - 06 413 29.5:1 3 miles
Witter Ranch Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 06 893 26.2:1 3 miles
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Middle School
Sacramento, CA
Public 06 - 08 493 21.4:1 3 miles
Westlake Charter Middle School
Sacramento, CA
Public 06 - 08 108 19.6:1 3 miles
Westlake Charter
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 565 21.1:1 3 miles
Peace Lutheran Ecec
Sacramento, CA
Private PK - KG 53 4:1 4 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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