Harder Elementary School

585 Willow Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 517 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Harder Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 13%
  • : 22%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harder Elementary School's student population of 517 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
517 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Harder Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
13%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
22%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Harder Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Harder Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
11%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
77%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harder Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Harder Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Harder Elementary School often compared to?
Harder Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like George Mayne Elementary School, Fairwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Harder Elementary School?
517 students attend Harder Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Harder Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hawaiian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harder Elementary School?
Harder Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Harder Elementary School offer ?
Harder Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Harder Elementary School part of?
Harder Elementary School is part of Hayward Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 13%
  • : 22%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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