Harrison High School

Harrison High School serves 1,958 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Harrison High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
Cobb County School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1958 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,958 students
Harrison High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Harrison High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Harrison High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Harrison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Harrison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Harrison High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Harrison High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
12%
37%
Harrison High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
81%
43%
Harrison High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Harrison High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.40
Harrison High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
56%
Harrison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Harrison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Cobb County School District's student population of 110,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,277 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,889 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
5
Number of Students Managed 110,001 3,213
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 69%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,102 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $1,061 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,277 $10,365
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,889 $9,935
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hillgrove High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lost Mountain Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Due West Elementary School (1 miles away)
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    0.7 miles
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  • MariettaDue West Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
    1 miles
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    MariettaGA 30064
    (678)594-8071
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    2.4 miles
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