Harris Hill Elementary School

4260 S Harris Hill Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 453 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Harris Hill Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harris Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Harris Hill Elementary School's student population of 453 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
453 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Harris Hill Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Harris Hill Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#767 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Harris Hill Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Harris Hill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Harris Hill Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
2%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
88%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harris Hill Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Harris Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harris Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harris Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Harris Hill Elementary School is ranked #767 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Harris Hill Elementary School often compared to?
Harris Hill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Country Parkway Elementary School, Dodge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Harris Hill Elementary School?
453 students attend Harris Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Harris Hill Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harris Hill Elementary School?
Harris Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Harris Hill Elementary School offer ?
Harris Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Harris Hill Elementary School part of?
Harris Hill Elementary School is part of Clarence Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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