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Harms Elementary School is a public elementary school in Detroit. The principal of Harms Elementary School is Dr. Karen White, who can be contacted at karen.white@detroitk12.org. 541 students attend Harms Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 99% of the 541 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Harms Elementary School is 18:1. Cesar Chavez Academy Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 9% 3%
Hispanic 86% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 88%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.9%
Multiracial 0.2% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99% 77%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    Teachers are dedicated but the school needs a cleanup & makeover. Students are very much willing to learn!

  • (2 years ago)

    This school is one of the best DPS schools I have seen so far..I moved here from California and run my own business in the area...now knowing I can afford to pay for my children's education I would rather them stay "rooted" and "never take anything for granted"..now with this said the principle is VERY dedicated to the school...mind you that I research the other schools around the area.. "charter school" and NOT ONE principle OR teachers stood out as well as Harms did..my children's kindergarten teacher is a class A I have had all 4 of my children in her class..my sons class has a grant that EVERY year the principle apples for and IS granted because THE SCHOOL is doing its job in PROPER education...my children started to learn how to read in kinder and mind you that MOST schools and children do not learn OR know how to read until the middle of their 1st grade year..mind you not a lot of parents of active like My HusandNAND I.so if your looking for a awesome school were the teachers as well as the principle will dedicate themselves to give your children a PROPER education with out the hassle of politics then look no further then HARMS...too bad it only goes up to the 5th grade...

  • (2 years ago)

    We are the 11th highest rated school in the district and received an A from the state!! The teachers are dedicated and passionate. There are there are numerous after school programs. It truly is a family!!

  • (6 years ago)

    The Principal always carrying major activities she can not handle everything this Harms School needs more support from the School District kids deserve it please do not exchange teachers to often this affect the education of our kids.

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