Harris Creek Elementary School

3829 Forestville Road
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Harris Creek Elementary School serves 1,058 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Harris Creek Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harris Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Harris Creek Elementary School's student population of 1,058 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,058 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Harris Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harris Creek Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#607 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
32%
25%
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White
40%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harris Creek Elementary School is Millbrook High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Millbrook Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abbotts Creek Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Raleigh Abbotts Creek Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 849 students
    0.1 miles
    9900 Durant Road
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919) 694-0555
    0.1 PK-5 849
  • Raleigh East Millbrook Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 789 students
    0.1 miles
    3801 Spring Forest Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919) 850-8755
    0.1 6-8 789
  • Raleigh River Bend Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
    0.2 miles
    6710 Perry Creek Road
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919) 431-8010
    0.2 PK-5 727
  • Raleigh Casa Esperanza Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 498 students
    1.4 miles
    2600 Sumner Blvd #130
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919) 855-9811
    1.4 PK-8 498
  • Raleigh Fox Road Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
    1.7 miles
    7101 Fox Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919) 850-8845
    1.7 K-5 470

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