Perry W Harrison Elementary School

  • Perry W Harrison Elementary School serves 615 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 50%.
  • Perry W Harrison Elementary School operates within the Chatham County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 615 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students615 students
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Perry W Harrison Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2015)
Students by GradePerry W Harrison Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School American Indian Students (1998-2004)
Asian
1%
3%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2015)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
6%
26%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
72%
50%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPerry W Harrison Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.460.66
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
19%
52%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Perry W Harrison Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County s School District's student population of 8,616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,948 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,385 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District NameChatham County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed8,616912
Chatham County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$101 MM$18 MM
Chatham County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$96 MM$18 MM
Chatham County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,948$10,864
Chatham County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,385$10,591
Chatham County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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