Mary Harris Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mary Harris Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Mary Harris Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Harris Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mary Harris Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6636 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
53%
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Black
61%
13%
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White
8%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/10/2019
It's awesome the kids there are great and the teachers are nice really cool place and the librarian is nice and the computer teacher is nice too really recommend going there, GO HUSKIES!!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Isabella
1   2/21/2019
From my perspective, this school is not that great. I`m a 6th grader from that school. The teachers there does not care about you at all. I totally do not recommend you bring your kid here, either homeschool them or let them go to a different school. You do not want to be stuck where I am.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Sophia
5   12/28/2015
Since I go there it is a very good school and there are very better schools than this I like it. Our principal (ms.Thomas ) is a very respectful person aND gets what we are going through, now remembering the poem is not really cool but since I did what she said and remembered it I got to go to the huskies celebration!!!!. GO HUSKIES!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Caira

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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