Harrison Central Elementary School

15451 Dedeaux Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Harrison Central Elementary School serves 621 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Harrison Central Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harrison Central Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Harrison Central Elementary School's student population of 621 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Harrison Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harrison Central Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#86 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
52%
48%
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White
35%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.610.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harrison Central Elementary School is Harrison Central High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Gulfport Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orange Grove Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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