Ira Harbison

  • Ira Harbison serves 550 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ira Harbison placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Ira Harbison's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School ()
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ira Harbison is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ira Harbison is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4194 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
29%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNational Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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