Harrison Hill Elementary School

  • Harrison Hill Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Harrison Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 24:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Harrison Hill Elementary School's student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrison Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrison Hill Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1450 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
11%
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Black
31%
12%
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White
19%
69%
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harrison Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.760.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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