Harper Elementary School

  • Harper Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Harper Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harper Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harper Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1229 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
18%
12%
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White
60%
69%
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Two or more races
17%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harper Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.580.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvansville Vanderburgh Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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  • Evansville Benjamin Bosse High School
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