Harris Park Elementary School

  • Harris Park Elementary School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Harris Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado 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 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Harris Park Elementary School's student population of 340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harris Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harris Park Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1643 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
33%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
19%
54%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harris Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.430.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestminster School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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