Harris Elementary School

  • Harris Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harris Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Harris Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harris Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Harris Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#888 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
76%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
11%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harris Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.410.58
This chart display the diversity score of Harris Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePulaski Co. Spec. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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