C W Harris Elementary School

  • C W Harris Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 11:1.

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School Overview

  • C W Harris Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • C W Harris Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of C W Harris Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#169 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
29%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of C W Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:111:1
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
99%
70%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in C W Harris Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.020.23
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in C W Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name of Columbia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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