James H. Harrison Elementary



James H. Harrison Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James H. Harrison Elementary Students by Grade
PK 26
K 57
1 39
2 30
3 37
4 37
5 47
6 42
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James H. Harrison Elementary is a public elementary school located in Laurel, MD in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 315 students in grades 1st through 12th. James H. Harrison Elementary is the 756th largest public school in Maryland and the 39,913th largest nationally. It has 10.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 315
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,913th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 756th out of 920
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 35th out of 918
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 436th out of 918

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James H. Harrison Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 172
(55%)
43,393
(51%)
 Female 143
(45%)
41,087
(49%)

James H. Harrison Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 157
(50%)
53,239
(63%)
 Hispanic 98
(31%)
22,666
(27%)
 Asian 27
(9%)
2,364
(3%)
 White 24
(8%)
4,032
(5%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
1,576
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
387
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
216
(0%)

James H. Harrison Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 163
(52%)
46,313
(55%)
 Not Eligible 120
(38%)
30,485
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(10%)
7,682
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 915 ranked schools in Maryland, James H. Harrison Elementary is ranked 486th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James H. Harrison Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is higher than the state average of 46.5%. 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.

James H. Harrison Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 399
2006 371
2007 344
2008 261
2009 291
2010 323
2011 310
2012 315

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 9.3
2007 9
2008 7.4
2009 9.5
2010 9.6
2011 8.6
2012 10.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60651629072682
2006 0.59029649595687
2007 0.56104651162791
2008 0.52490421455939
2009 0.65292096219931
2010 0.6656346749226
2011 0.63870967741935
2012 0.61904761904762

Compare James H. Harrison Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,010.0% 10.1:1
 
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 06 315 10.1:1  
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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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