Harlan Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Harlan Elementary School
Harlan Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of the city of Harlan, Iowa. The school is part of the Harlan Community School District and serves students in grades kindergarten through fifth. The school is committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and challenging learning environment for all students. Harlan Elementary School strives to create an atmosphere of respect, collaboration, and mutual support for all students, staff, and families.
The school offers a variety of educational programs and services designed to meet the needs of all students. The school has a strong focus on literacy and mathematics, and also offers a variety of enrichment activities such as music, art, and physical education. Harlan Elementary School also provides a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, such as student council and after-school programs.
Harlan Elementary School is dedicated to providing a high-quality educational experience to all of its students. The school is committed to creating a positive learning environment and fostering a love of learning in all students. The school staff works hard to ensure that each student is given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
2233 Mcburney Dr
Florence, AL 35630
PreK – 4
Overview Harlan Elementary School
Harlan Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Harlan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Harlan Elementary School
Harlan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Harlan Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.