T J Harris Elementary School

  • T J Harris Elementary School serves 636 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • T J Harris Elementary School's student population of 636 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • T J Harris Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of T J Harris Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#693 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
98%
49%
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White
2%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in T J Harris Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in T J Harris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian Public Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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