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School Comparison Report | Jun. 15 2024
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School Comparison

About This Tool

Welcome to a smarter way to choose the perfect educational path for your student with Opportunity 180’s innovative school comparison feature! Easily make informed decisions about your student’s education by comparing up to three schools at the same grade level.

  • Effortless Comparison: Easily compare up to three schools within the same grade level (Example: only elementary schools).
  • Comprehensive Metrics: Explore vital school metrics, including star ratings, academic achievement, growth, English language proficiency, opportunity gaps, and student engagement.
  • Highlighting Excellence: Instantly spot the best rating in each category, showcased in vibrant blue.

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Instructions

Step 1: Use the school search and look for schools near a location ideal for you and your student.

Step 1: Start a search

Step 2: Visit the school profile for more information. If you want to add a school to your comparison list, select “Compare This School” in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
You must find at least two schools to generate a comparison report. For the comparison report to generate, they must be of the same grade level (Example: elementary schools).

Step 2: Add a school

Step 3: Once a school has been added to your comparison list, it will appear at the top of the page. You can remove it at any time. You can also clear your entire comparison list by selecting “Start Over.” Add additional schools by returning to your initial search results. Don’t worry, the site will remember your selections, and you may visit any other pages during your research, returning to any school profile to continue your comparison.

Step 3: Added school

Step 4: When you are happy with your comparison choices, select “View Comparisons” to generate your comparison report.

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Lomie G Heard Elementary School

Nearby Schools

Ruben P Diaz Elementary School (0.17 miles away)District Zoned, Pre-K - 5
Manuel J Cortez Elementary School (0.29 miles away)District Zoned, Pre-K - 5
Ira J Earl Elementary School (0.62 miles away)District Zoned, Pre-K - 5

School Details

Enrollment 703

The total number of students enrolled at a school.

Spend Per Pupil $11,342

The total amount of money spent per student that year. This number includes federal, state, and local funds, and includes grants and appropriations.

Grades Served K-5
Transience 6%

The percentage of students who do not finish the school year at the same school they started.

School Type Magnet
  • District Zoned School - Your neighborhood public school, based on where the student lives. District Zoned Schools serve all students without restrictions.
  • Public Charter School - Schools of choice open to all students regardless of where they live. Charters operate without some of the regulations of district schools but are still held accountable to academic results and student achievement.
  • Public Magnet School - Schools that offer programs in specific focus areas, such as math, fine arts, science, or health. Entry to an elementary or middle school magnet program is interest-based.
  • Career and Technical Academies (CTA) - A type of Magnet School. Entry to a CTA program can be criteria, performance, and/or interest-based.
Long-Term Subs 14

Substitute teachers that teach for more than ten days in a row in a school for the same teacher.

School Population

English Learners (ELL) 27%

Students who speak a language other than English when they first enroll in school and receive support to grow and improve in English Language Arts.

Free/Reduced Price Lunch (FRL) 100%

Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch based on household income.

Individual Education Plan (IEP) 9%

Students receiving special education services.

Hispanic 72%
Black 11%
White 7%
Two or more races 6%
Asian 3%
In/AK Native 0%
Pacific Islander 0%

School Performance

English Language Proficiency

Student Engagement

Growth

Opportunity Gaps

Academic Achievement and Equity
Growth
English Language Proficiency
Opportunity Gaps
Student Engagement

How many kids at this school are on or above grade level?

Academic Achievement is a measure of the end of year state assessment called the Smarter Balanced test (SBAC). On a grading scale of 1 through 4, a student receives a 3 for proficient or a 4 for advanced. This is also referred to as "on grade level" or "above grade level."

Overall Performance
Performance By Student Race/Ethnicity

Academic Achievement

Overall on Grade Level 32%
District Average: 34%
English Language Arts on Grade Level 40%
District Average: 41%
Math on Grade Level 32%
District Average: 34%
Science on Grade Level 8%
District Average: 17%
  = District Average

How many 3rd graders read on or above grade level?

Third grade is an important year to measure the future success of kids. Data shows that children who cannot read by 3rd-grade are four times less likely to graduate from high school.

3rd Grader Reading on Grade Level 34%
NSPF Points Earned
2022:
0/25
2021:
13/25
2017:
0/25
Decreased by 52% in 2022
Overall on Grade Level
2022:
32%
2021:
46%
2017:
-998%
Decreased by 14% in 2022
Math on Grade Level
2022:
32%
2021:
43%
2017:
-998%
Decreased by 11% in 2022
English on Grade Level
2022:
40%
2021:
55%
2017:
-998%
Decreased by 15% in 2022

Equity in education means personal or social circumstances do not impact achievement. This data shows students on or above grade level across the school's student population. Differences may suggest some student groups are not getting the support to succeed. Note: Subgroups that are less than 25 in the total number of students tested are not included here.

Math on Grade Level
Asian
75%
Black
30.9%
Hispanic
28.8%
2+ Races
38%
White
42.3%
English Language Arts
Asian
11%
Black
14%
Hispanic
94%
2+ Races
13%
White
14%
Science
Asian
1%
Hispanic
5%
2+ Races
2%
White
2%

Growth

Growth is a measure of:

  1. Median Growth Percentile (MGP): tells us how well a school is supporting the growth of all students compared to last year.
  2. Adequate Growth Percentile (AGP): tells us how many students are growing fast enough to be on grade level within three years.
Overall Performance
Performance By Student Race/Ethnicity

How fast are students at this school getting better at Math?

Math Growth - MGP test: 39%
Math Growth - AGP: 26%

How fast are students at this school getting better at Reading?

English Language Arts Growth - MGP: 41%
English Language Arts Growth - AGP: 33%
NSPF Points Earned
2022:
0/35
2021:
10/35
2017:
0/35
Decreased by 28.571428571429% in 2022

Equity in education means personal or social circumstances do not impact achievement. Differences may suggest some student groups are not getting the support to succeed.

Math AGP
Asian
53.30%
Black
18.50%
Hispanic
13.50%
2+ Races
40.00%
White
15.70%
Math MGP
Asian
23.00%
Black
30.00%
Hispanic
25.00%
2+ Races
48.00%
White
20.00%
English AGP
Asian
73.30%
Black
44.40%
Hispanic
48.60%
2+ Races
40.00%
White
47.30%
English MGP
Asian
34.00%
Black
43.00%
Hispanic
40.00%
2+ Races
49.00%
White
49.00%

How is this school doing with students who need extra help to learn the English language?

English Language Proficiency 42%
District Average: 35%

This percentage of students are on track to no longer need services for English language skills within five years.

Opportunity Gaps

Opportunity Gaps is a measure of growth among students who were not on grade level on the state assessments the previous school year. This tells us the number of students who were not on grade level last year who are on track to be on grade level within three years (meeting their Adequate Growth Percentile benchmark in the current year).

How many students who were not on grade level last year met their growth benchmark in Math?

Math 16%

These are students who were not on grade level last year are on track to be on grade level within three years.


How many students who were not on grade level last year met their growth benchmark in English Language Arts?

English Language Arts 14%

These are students who were not on grade level last year are on track to be on grade level within three years.


Note: this category uses one of the same measures as used for the Growth category, Adequate Growth Percentile, but looks specifically at student subgroups who need extra support to move from "not on grade level" to "on grade level".

Student Engagement

A student that is absent 10% or more of the total days enrolled in a school will be identified as chronically absent. A student must be enrolled in a school for at least 91 days of the current school year to be included in this calculation.

How many students at this school were chronically absent?

Chronic Absence 23%

School Climate

The Nevada School Climate/Social Emotional Learning Survey (NV-SCSEL) is given to students each fall. It is used by schools to understand how students feel about the quality of school life.

Learn more about school climate

Scale Key:
Most Favorable
Favorable
Least Favorable
Select a category to explore the results:
Overall Data
Cultural & Linguistic Competence
Relationships
Emotional Safety
Physical Safety

School Discipline

Nevada law requires each school to report incidents of disciplinary action by race and ethnicity
No data indicate that the school did not report any recorded instances of discipline in the selected category.
Learn more about school climate

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