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T.J. Harris Elementary School

Traditional Public School

3951 12th Street

Meridian, MS 39307

601-482-1683

Overview

T.J. Harris Elementary School serves 483 students in grades PreK-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $11,550.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

SpecialPreK

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,550/Child

Demographics

T.J. Harris Elementary School serves 483 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 97.10% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 34
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 59%
In-Field: 82% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 483

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 27
  •       Special Pre-K: 11
  •       K: 54
  •       Special K: 12
  •       Special Elementary: 32
  •       1: 70
  •       2: 70
  •       3: 72
  •       4: 81
  •       5: 54

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 97%
  •       Two or More: 2%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 382
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 59%
In-Field: 90% 
Principals
Total: 24
Experienced: 91%

Students
Total Enrollment: 4,940

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 108
  •       Special Pre-K: 11
  •       K: 355
  •       Special K: 14
  •       Special Elementary: 66
  •       1: 440
  •       2: 370
  •       3: 368
  •       4: 453
  •       5: 299
  •       6: 366
  •       7: 397
  •       8: 413
  •       9: 351
  •       10: 332
  •       11: 317
  •       12: 263
  •       Special Secondary: 17

Community

Lauderdale County

Total Population: 74,125

  •       Males: 35,903
  •       Females: 38,222

Growth: -7.65%
Number of Households: 31,090
Median Income: $44,821

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 19,673 20,045 39,718 -11%
Black or African American 15,445 17,311 32,756 -5%
Asian-American 267 291 558 -7%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 18 18 36 -16%
Native American and Alaska Native 112 146 258 16%
Hispanic American 883 810 1,693 17%
Two or more races 388 411 799 39%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 6.7%
English Proficiency: 15.2%
Science Proficiency: 21%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

T.J. Harris Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,550.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,550

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,766

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,685

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