Harrison Hill Elementary School

  • Harrison Hill Elementary School serves 726 students in grades 1-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 38% (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 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

Harrison Hill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Harrison Hill Elementary School's student population of 726 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students726 students
This chart display total students of Harrison Hill Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Harrison Hill Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Harrison Hill Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Harrison Hill Elementary School by grade.

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 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrison Hill Elementary School is 0.69, 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
69%
31%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Harrison Hill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
42%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
17%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Harrison Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Score0.690.28
This chart display the diversity score of Harrison Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
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
6%
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 NameM S D Lawrence Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Harrison Hill Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
A new program in San Antonio and Austin tracks students with truancy history with GPS devices. The program is designed to improve attendance rates and student achievement.
The world is in a constant state of change and those who fail to adjust fall behind. Unfortunately, the American public education system has not kept up with the times and is currently facing a number of serious problems. Keep reading to learn about the biggest failures affecting the modern U.S. public education system as well as some of the trends that could spark change.
Summer break is a time to kick back and relax but it is also a great time to do activities that will boost your college applications. Keep reading to see how to boost your application this summer.