Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School

1400 N Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21213
(
School attendance zone
shown in map)
Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in math
is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in reading/language arts
is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School's student population of 352 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students352 students
This chart display total students of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The
diversity score
of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1331 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≤5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≤5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
99%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
37%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.020.72
This chart display the diversity score of Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for
Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for
Reduced Lunch
(14-15)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr. Bernard Harris Senior Elementary School is Bard High School Early College (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School (0.4 miles away)
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