J. E. Harper Elementary School

  • J. E. Harper Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 66%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 67%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • J. E. Harper Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • J. E. Harper Elementary School's student population of 407 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. E. Harper Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,342 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. E. Harper Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (10-11)#618 out of 1342 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
66%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
67%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
57%
44%
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White
41%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWebster Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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