Margaret Harris Comprehensive School

  • Margaret Harris Comprehensive School serves 62 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Margaret Harris Comprehensive School's student population of 62 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Margaret Harris Comprehensive School's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Margaret Harris Comprehensive School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#32 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
65%
37%
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White
15%
40%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Margaret Harris Comprehensive School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.540.42
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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