Margaret Harris Comprehensive School



Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 5
1 4
2 2
3 1
4 2
5 5
6 7
7 6
8 3
9 2
10 7
11 13
12 9

Margaret Harris Comprehensive School is a public high school of the Dekalb County School District located in Atlanta, GA. It has 67 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Margaret Harris Comprehensive School is the 454th largest public high school in Georgia and the 21,771st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.6 to 1.

Total Students: 67
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 12

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Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 39
(58%)
14,512
(51%)
 Female 28
(42%)
13,817
(49%)

Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 46
(69%)
21,061
(74%)
 White 15
(22%)
2,630
(9%)
 Hispanic 5
(7%)
2,538
(9%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1,639
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
384
(1%)

Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 34
(51%)
17,019
(60%)
 Not Eligible 27
(40%)
9,632
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(9%)
1,678
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Margaret Harris Comprehensive School is ranked 452nd out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Margaret Harris Comprehensive School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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.

Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 78
2010 76
2011 71
2012 67

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 5
2010 5.2
2011 5.5
2012 5.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.51282051282051
2010 0.55263157894737
2011 0.54929577464789
2012 0.59701492537313

Compare Margaret Harris Comprehensive School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
560.0% 5.6:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 59.7%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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