Harrison Elementary School

  • Harrison Elementary School serves 740 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harrison Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Harrison Elementary School's student population of 740 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students740 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrison Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2707 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
53%
8%
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Black
26%
18%
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White
15%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harrison Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.630.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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