Harrison Central Elementary School

  • Harrison Central Elementary School serves 606 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 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 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 57%.

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 606 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrison Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrison Central Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#208 out of 840 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
55%
49%
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White
35%
43%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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