PROFICIENCY 11% 72% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Sacramento City Unified

H. W. Harkness Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Sacramento City Unified" in Sacramento, CA. There are a total of 389 students and 14 teachers at H. W. Harkness Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 258 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.

H. W. Harkness Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.5%, which is 72% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch258
Reduced lunch18


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At H. W. Harkness Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3<= 10%
4<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 10%
4<= 10%
5<= 10%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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H. W. Harkness Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.5% 15.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 18.9% 16.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.2% 20.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 53.1% 40.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 4.7% 2.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 4.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Sacramento demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,96323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English63%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Sacramento

Completed 8th grade82.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college62.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The H. W. Harkness Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.