William Harris Elem School

Serves grades KG - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
620 E Garfield Ave
Decatur, IL 62526
Phone
(217) 362-3361
District
DECATUR SD 61
County
MACON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
288
Classroom Teachers
13

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

1

(10 is best)

Better than 3.3% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

William Harris Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 5 37
Proficiency in Reading 5 37
Proficiency in Math 5 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 5 34
Proficiency in Reading 5 38
Proficiency in Math 5 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 10 33
Proficiency in Reading 10 35
Proficiency in Math 10 30

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 10 30
Proficiency in Reading 10 33
Proficiency in Math 10 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 22.15
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.22
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 54 18.8%
Grade 1 42 14.6%
Grade 2 53 18.4%
Grade 3 34 11.8%
Grade 4 37 12.8%
Grade 5 41 14.2%
Grade 6 27 9.4%
Total 288 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.1% 41.3% 49.7%
Black 59.8% 52.8% 17.3%
Hispanic 1.6% 4.6% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.7% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.5% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 72.2% 67.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 72.2% 67.4% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.3% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 66,401 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,424.2 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.9% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.9% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 18.5% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 28,119 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 13.4% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.2% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 20.4% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.0% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.2% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.2% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.7% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 17.7% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,914 $53,533,528 44.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $618 $5,594,136 4.7%
Staff $492 $4,453,584 3.7%
General Administration $471 $4,263,492 3.6%
School Administration $797 $7,214,444 6.0%
Operation $1,354 $12,256,408 10.3%
Transportation $650 $5,883,800 4.9%
Other $875 $7,920,500 6.6%
Total Support $5,257 $47,586,364 39.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,014 $18,230,728 15.3%
Total Expenditures $13,185 $119,350,620 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%