Harper Elementary School

21 S Alvord Blvd
Evansville, IN 47714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Harper Elementary School serves 440 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Harper Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Harper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Harper Elementary School's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Harper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harper Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1299 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
55%
68%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
16%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.630.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvansville Vanderburgh School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harper Elementary School is Benjamin Bosse High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dexter Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Evansville Dexter Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    1.0 miles
    917 S Dexter Ave
    Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 476-1321
    1 PK-5 374
  • Evansville Evans School Math: 23% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 575 students
    1.0 miles
    2727 N Evans Ave
    Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 435-8330
    1 PK-6 575
  • Evansville Vogel Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 644 students
    1.0 miles
    1500 Oak Hill Rd
    Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 477-6109
    1 K-6 644
  • Evansville Washington Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 403 students
    1.0 miles
    1801 Washington Ave
    Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 477-8983
    1 6-8 403
  • Evansville Benjamin Bosse High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 746 students
    1.2 miles
    1300 Washington Ave
    Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 477-1661
    1.2 9-12 746

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