Julian Harris Elementary School

1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Julian Harris Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Julian Harris Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Julian Harris Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Julian Harris Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Julian Harris Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Julian Harris Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#262 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
32%
33%
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White
48%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Julian Harris Elementary School is Austin High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brookhaven Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodmeade Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Woodmeade Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
    1.4 miles
    1400 19th Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3023
    1.4 PK-5 380
  • Decatur Austin High School Math: 35% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,477 student
    1.9 miles
    1625 Danville Rd Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3060
    1.9 9-12 1,477
  • Trinity West Morgan Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 552 students
    2.1 miles
    571 Old Hwy 24
    Trinity, AL 35673
    (256) 350-8818
    2.1 K-4 552
  • Decatur Austinville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    2.3 miles
    2320 Clara Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3050
    2.3 PK-5 388
  • Decatur Chestnut Grove Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    2.3 miles
    3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 552-3092
    2.3 PK-5 432

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