Heards Ferry Elementary School

Overview

Student Enrollment
698
Best Elementary School in Georgia
#13
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District Fulton County
Type Public
 Phone (770)933-6190
 Location 1050 Heards Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30328
Charter School No

Heards Ferry Elementary School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 13th in the best public elementary schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The Heards Ferry Elementary School student body is mostly White with a small Black population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White81.9%572
Black6.2%43
Hispanic5.6%39
Asian Pacific4%28
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.3%16

Family Income

vs. other Georgia elementary schools
Upper 1.2%

4.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia elementary school median of 65.7%. By this measure, Heards Ferry Elementary School students are largely wealthy and rank 15th in Georgia for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K28
Kindergarten110
1st Grade110
2nd Grade114
3rd Grade104
4th Grade108
5th Grade124
Total698

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
80%
Rank in Georgia
13th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Heards Ferry Elementary School scored an average 80% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 2% of Georgia elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*80% to 84%*
Boys80% to 84%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White80% to 84%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%7%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%4
Boys1.2%4
Girls0%0

Location

Heards Ferry Elementary School
1050 Heards Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA
30328
(770)933-6190

10 out of 10 1

District

Fulton County
Atlanta, GA