Harlan Elementary School

2233 Mcburney Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Harlan Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Harlan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harlan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Harlan Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Harlan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harlan Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#761 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
67%
33%
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White
13%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harlan Elementary School is Florence High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Florence Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hibbett School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Florence High School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,037 student
    1.0 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2200
    1 10-12 1,037
  • Florence Hibbett School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 586 students
    1.0 miles
    1601 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2800
    1 5-6 586
  • Florence Forest Hills School Math: 77% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 853 students
    1.3 miles
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 768-2500
    1.3 PK-4 853
  • Florence Florence Freshman Center
    Grades: 9 | 388 students
    1.6 miles
    1203 Bradshaw Drive
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2400
    1.6 9 388
  • Florence Florence Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 645 students
    1.6 miles
    1603 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-3100
    1.6 7-8 645

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