Harwich Elementary School

Harwich Elementary School serves 589 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Harwich Elementary School operates within the Harwich School District.

Overview

The student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 589 students
Harwich Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Harwich Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Harwich Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Harwich Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Harwich Elementary School American Indian (2004-2012)
Asian
1%
6%
Harwich Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
5%
16%
Harwich Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
3%
9%
Harwich Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
82%
66%
Harwich Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harwich Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Harwich Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.79
Harwich Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
30%
Harwich Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Harwich Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Harwich School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,314 1,433
Harwich School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $25 MM
Harwich School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $24 MM
Harwich School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,530 $17,400
Harwich School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,973 $16,788
Harwich School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harwich High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harwich Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ezra H Baker Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Harwich Harwich Middle School
    204 Sisson Rd
    Harwich , MA , 02645
    (508)430-7212
    0.1  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Harwich Harwich High School
    75 Oak St
    Harwich , MA , 02645
    (508)430-7207
    1  mi  |  313  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Harwich Cape Cod Region Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    351 Pleasant Lake Ave
    Harwich , MA , 02645
    (508)432-4500
    Vocational School
    1.8  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • West Dennis Ezra H Baker Elementary School
    810 Route 28
    West Dennis , MA , 02670
    (508)398-7690
    3.7  mi  |  357  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • South Dennis N H Wixon Middle School
    901 Route 134/drwr R
    South Dennis , MA , 02660
    (508)398-7695
    4.3  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  4-8

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Barnstable County, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.79. The most diverse school district in Barnstable County is Barnstable School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.