About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Heard Elementary School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alabama in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Heard Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Heard Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alabama average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Heard Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|First Presbyterian Preschool 0.8 miles||n/a|
|Selma Street Elementary School 1.1 miles|
|Ridgecrest Baptist Church Child Development Center 1.2 miles||n/a|
|First United Methodist Church Daycare/preschool 1.3 miles||n/a|
|Girard Elementary School 1.4 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 398
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Heard Elementary School had 37% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alabama had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Dothan City District Spending
In 2011, Heard Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alabama average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Dothan City School District
About the ARMT
What is it?
The Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 are assessed in reading and math.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at one of four levels: does not meet, partially meets, meets, or exceeds standards. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed standards.