Harris-hillman Special Education
Harris-hillman Special Education serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Harris-hillman Special Education placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).
Harris-hillman Special Education ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:
Harris-hillman Special Education's student population of 516 students has grown by 235% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
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Students by Grade
Harris-hillman Special Education is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harris-hillman Special Education is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1431 out of 1705 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education
He enjoys his school and every am he is so excited when he was awake with a smile because he knows that he is going to Harris Hillman School. I have to take him to school to see his school and show him that he will be back there soon and see his teachers and principal. This is the way that he has to go to his Dr.s appt.and He enjoys his Vandy drs. He has a smile and now he knows that he has a conversation at his drs appt with a smile.I rate this school with a 5 and more.
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