Harding Avenue Elementary School

  • Harding Avenue Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harding Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Harding Avenue Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Harding Avenue Elementary School's student population of 349 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harding Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harding Avenue Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#385 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)80-84%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
3%
23%
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White
76%
50%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.420.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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