Harper Elementary School



Harper Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harper Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 78
K 78
1 77
2 69
3 75
4 61
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harper Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thomasville, GA in the Thomasville City School District. It enrolls 488 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harper Elementary School is the 943rd largest public school in Georgia and the 22,639th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 488
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,639th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 943rd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 469th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 909th out of 1,342

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Harper Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 253
(52%)
1,220
(51%)
 Female 235
(48%)
1,152
(49%)

Harper Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 473
(97%)
1,485
(63%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
37
(2%)
 White 6
(1%)
789
(33%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Harper Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 437
(90%)
1,440
(61%)
 Not Eligible 32
(7%)
786
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
146
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Harper Elementary School is ranked 442nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harper Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) 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 316
2006 343
2007 328
2008 362
2009 442
2010 496
2011 516
2012 488

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 16.3
2007 14.4
2008 15.3
2009 17.8
2010 16.5
2011 15.9
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99367088607595
2006 0.96209912536443
2007 0.96646341463415
2008 0.91988950276243
2009 0.94117647058824
2010 0.91532258064516
2011 0.91279069767442
2012 0.9344262295082

Compare Harper Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 93.4%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Harper Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 488 14.6:1  
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Private KG - 08 64 7:1 3 miles
Thomas County Middle School
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Public 03 - 04 703 15.6:1 4 miles
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Public 01 - 02 726 15.1:1 4 miles
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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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