Harrison Central Elementary



Harrison Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harrison Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 152
1 166
2 163
3 173
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harrison Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gulfport, MS in the Harrison County School District. It enrolls 654 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harrison Central Elementary is the 121st largest public school in Mississippi and the 10,254th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.83

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Harrison Central Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 336
(51%)
5,054
(52%)
 Female 318
(49%)
4,672
(48%)

Harrison Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 343
(52%)
3,048
(31%)
 White 245
(37%)
5,701
(59%)
 Hispanic 33
(5%)
478
(5%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
160
(2%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
295
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
23
(0%)

Harrison Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 483
(74%)
6,672
(69%)
 Not Eligible 118
(18%)
2,265
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
703
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Harrison Central Elementary is ranked 90th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harrison Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Harrison Central Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 791
2006 787
2007 777
2008 804
2009 588
2010 602
2011 585
2012 613
2013 674
2014 678
2015 654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 19.2
2007 20.4
2008 20.6
2009 19.1
2010 20.8
2011 18.9
2012 19.8
2013 21.4
2014 20.8
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80278128950695
2006 0.68996188055909
2007 0.63963963963964
2008 0.68407960199005
2009 0.67857142857143
2010 0.72923588039867
2011 0.73675213675214
2012 0.76019575856444
2013 0.78486646884273
2014 0.80973451327434
2015 0.81957186544343

Compare Harrison Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 82.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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