Harker Heights Elementary School

  • Harker Heights Elementary School serves 723 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Harker Heights Elementary School's student population of 723 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students723 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Harker Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Harker Heights Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Harker Heights Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harker Heights Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3190 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Harker Heights Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
46%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
26%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harker Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.690.41
This chart display the diversity score of Harker Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKilleen Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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