Edward Harris Junior Middle School

  • Edward Harris Junior Middle School serves 1,105 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Edward Harris Junior Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Edward Harris Junior Middle School's student population of 1,105 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edward Harris Junior Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edward Harris Junior Middle School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3895 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
40%
11%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
17%
6%
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White
8%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edward Harris Junior Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElk Grove Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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