School Details

Herndon Elementary School

350 Temple St NW, Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 330-4967

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 231 students 11 students/teacher (GA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade


Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Atlanta Public Schools average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Herndon Elementary School is a public elementary school in Atlanta. The principal of Herndon Elementary School is Betty Tinsley, whose e-mail is 231 students go to Herndon Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 1% of the Herndon Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 95% of the 231 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 89% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Herndon Elementary School is 11:1. M. A. Jones Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 98% 78%
Hispanic 2% 6%
Multiracial 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 75%
Limited English proficiency 1% 3%
Economically disadvantaged 95% 75%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a great school for new and old parents like all things you have to try to like stop the here say and become a bulldog! The teaxchers care and the parents help is always needed and welcome.

  • (5 years ago)

    great teachers and staff that show interest in the children's learning and overall well being

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