James H. Harrison Elementary School

13200 Larchdale Rd
Laurel, MD 20708
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, James H. Harrison Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 307 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James H. Harrison Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

James H. Harrison Elementary School's student population of 307 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
307 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

James H. Harrison Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of James H. Harrison Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
#885 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
20%
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20-24%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
46%
21%
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Black
39%
33%
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White
4%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart display the diversity score of James H. Harrison Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James H. Harrison Elementary School's ranking?
James H. Harrison Elementary School is ranked #885 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are James H. Harrison Elementary School often compared to?
James H. Harrison Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Deerfield Run Elementary School, Oaklands Elementary School, Montpelier Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend James H. Harrison Elementary School?
307 students attend James H. Harrison Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of James H. Harrison Elementary School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James H. Harrison Elementary School?
James H. Harrison Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does James H. Harrison Elementary School offer ?
James H. Harrison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is James H. Harrison Elementary School part of?
James H. Harrison Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 307 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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