Harper Elementary School



Harper Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harper Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 9
K 166
1 162
2 153
3 146
4 147
5 137
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harper Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Riverdale, GA in the Clayton County School District. It enrolls 920 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harper Elementary School is the 141st largest public school in Georgia and the 1,917th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 920
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,917th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 141st out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,237th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 260th out of 1,342

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Harper Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 470
(51%)
18,458
(49%)
 Male 450
(49%)
19,450
(51%)

Harper Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 592
(64%)
26,356
(70%)
 Hispanic 275
(30%)
7,457
(20%)
 Asian 26
(3%)
1,671
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
1,036
(3%)
 White 9
(1%)
1,282
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
79
(0%)

Harper Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 847
(92%)
30,958
(82%)
 Not Eligible 48
(5%)
4,273
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
2,677
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Harper Elementary School is ranked 43rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harper Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Harper Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 790
2006 761
2007 794
2008 724
2009 790
2010 814
2011 902
2012 920

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 11.9
2007 13.8
2008 12
2009 14.1
2010 14.7
2011 16.9
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91898734177215
2006 0.94349540078844
2007 0.91813602015113
2008 0.91574585635359
2009 0.86708860759494
2010 0.86855036855037
2011 0.95121951219512
2012 0.94782608695652

Compare Harper Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 94.8%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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