C W Harris Elementary School

  • C W Harris Elementary School serves 291 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 91%.
  • C W Harris Elementary School operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 291 students has grown by 29% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 291 students
C W  Harris Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % C W  Harris Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
C W  Harris Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade C W  Harris Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
C W  Harris Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
C W  Harris Elementary School Black Students (2013-2014)
Black
n/a
68%
C W  Harris Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
C W  Harris Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.01 0.24
C W  Harris Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
100%
86%
C W  Harris Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
C W  Harris Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • District Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $29,866 is higher than the state average of $21,226. The district revenue/student has grown by 65% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,944 is higher than the state average of $20,416. The district spending/student has grown by 70% over four years.
School District Name District Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,342 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,391 MM $7 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $29,866 $21,226
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,944 $20,416
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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