Perry W Harrison Elementary School

  • Perry W Harrison Elementary School serves 738 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Perry W Harrison Elementary School's student population of 738 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Perry W Harrison Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Perry W Harrison Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#215 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perry W Harrison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Perry W Harrison Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
26%
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White
74%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Perry W Harrison Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.430.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Perry W Harrison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perry W Harrison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Perry W Harrison Elementary 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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