Heron



Heron Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Heron Students by Grade
PK 0
K 92
1 113
2 136
3 138
4 118
5 133
6 110
7 99
8 93
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Heron is a public elementary school located in Sacramento, CA in the Natomas Unified School District. It enrolls 1,032 students in grades 1st through 12th. Heron is the 162nd largest public school in California and the 1,140th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,032
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,140th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 162nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,945th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 145th out of 6,257

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Heron Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 520
(50%)
5,322
(50%)
 Female 512
(50%)
5,286
(50%)

Heron Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 294
(28%)
2,063
(19%)
 Hispanic 223
(22%)
3,173
(30%)
 Asian 217
(21%)
1,999
(19%)
 Two or More 156
(15%)
1,446
(14%)
 Black 126
(12%)
1,703
(16%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(1%)
148
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
76
(1%)

Heron Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 716
(69%)
5,532
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(26%)
4,276
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(5%)
800
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Heron is ranked 2,893rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Heron students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 1049
2014 1062
2015 1032

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
2013 26.2
2014 25.3
2015 24

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
2013 0.32316491897045
2014 0.33898305084746
2015 0.3062015503876

Compare Heron to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Heron
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 08 1,032 24:1  
Natomas Park Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 886 24.6:1 1 miles
H. Allen Hight Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 744 24:1 2 miles
Natomas Middle School
Sacramento, CA
Public 06 - 08 812 21.3:1 2 miles
Little Blossom Montessori School
Sacramento, CA
Private PK - KG 125 17:1 2 miles
Regency Park Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 807 25.6:1 2 miles
Natomas Charter
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 12 1,638 22.9:1 2 miles
Natomas Gateways Middle School
Sacramento, CA
Public 06 - 08 538 23.4:1 3 miles
Witter Ranch Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 823 25.7:1 3 miles
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Middle School
Sacramento, CA
Public 06 - 08 513 22.1:1 3 miles
Westlake Charter
Sacramento, CA
Public KG - 05 666 23.8:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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