Henry E. Harris Community School

135 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Henry E. Harris Community School serves 639 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Henry E. Harris Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 639 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Henry E. Harris Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Henry E. Harris Community School's student population of 639 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Henry E. Harris Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Henry E. Harris Community School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1660 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
32%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
47%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Henry E. Harris Community School's ranking?
Henry E. Harris Community School is ranked #1660 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Henry E. Harris Community School often compared to?
Henry E. Harris Community Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nicholas Oresko Community School, John M. Bailey Community School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Henry E. Harris Community School?
639 students attend Henry E. Harris Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Henry E. Harris Community School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Henry E. Harris Community School?
Henry E. Harris Community School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Henry E. Harris Community School offer ?
Henry E. Harris Community School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Henry E. Harris Community School part of?
Henry E. Harris Community School is part of Bayonne School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 639 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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