Harper Elementary School

520 Fletcher St
Thomasville, GA 31792
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Harper Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Harper Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Harper Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students338 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Harper Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Harper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harper Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1823 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
97%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harper Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harper Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThomasville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harper Elementary School is Thomasville High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Macintyre Park Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jerger Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thomasville Jerger Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 843 students
    0.9 miles
    1006 S Broad St
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2625
    0.9 PK-5 843
  • Thomasville Thomasville High School Math: 21% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 762 students
    0.9 miles
    315 S Hansell St
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2634
    0.9 9-12 762
  • Thomasville Scott Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
    1.0 miles
    100 N Hansell St
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2631
    1 PK-5 339
  • Thomasville Macintyre Park Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
    1.3 miles
    117 Glenwood Dr
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-2628
    1.3 6-8 594
  • Thomasville T J Loftiss II Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 8-10 | 4 students
    1.3 miles
    400 S Pinetree Blvd
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (912) 227-2764
    1.3 8-10 4

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