Harris Elementary School

  • Harris Elementary School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Harris Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Harris Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Harris Elementary School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students336 students
This chart display total students of Harris Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Harris Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Harris Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Harris Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Harris Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harris Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
61%
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 Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Harris Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
26%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
31%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
29%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 OH.
Diversity Score0.750.24
This chart display the diversity score of Harris Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
40%
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 Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAkron City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Harris Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
In some cases, it might be the school down the street. Other times, it could be the school across town. We’ll talk about the factors to consider when choosing the best high school for your child.
Taking the SAT or ACT is a major source of stress for high school students. Keep reading to learn how to choose the right test and how to prepare for it.
Having friends makes the tough times a little bit easier, but sometimes making friends is the hardest thing of all. Keep reading to learn about the importance of friendship for young children and how to help your child make friends.