Perry W Harrison Elementary School

Perry W Harrison Elementary School serves 570 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Perry W Harrison Elementary School operates within the Chatham County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 570 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 570 students
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Perry W Harrison Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Perry W Harrison Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
13%
15%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
6%
26%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
72%
51%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.45
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
47%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
7%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Chatham County s School District's student population of 8,229 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,786 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,183 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chatham County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,229 1,120
Chatham County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $101 MM $18 MM
Chatham County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $96 MM $18 MM
Chatham County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,786 $10,864
Chatham County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,183 $10,591
Chatham County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Woods Charter (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woods Charter (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woods Charter (2.5 miles away)
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