Harrisburg Elementary School

  • Harrisburg Elementary School serves 1,124 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harrisburg Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Harrisburg Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Harrisburg Elementary School's student population of 1,124 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students1,124 students
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Harrisburg Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Harrisburg Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrisburg Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#217 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrisburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrisburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
9%
9%
Black
10%
34%
White
75%
51%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harrisburg Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.420.62
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
64%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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