1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Julian Harris Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Julian Harris Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Julian Harris Elementary School's student population of 370 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Julian Harris Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Julian Harris Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#598 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
33%
32%
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White
47%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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