Harrison High School

Harrison High School serves 1,964 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Harrison High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1964 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,964 students
Harrison High School Total Students (1992-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Harrison High School Total Teachers (1992-2013)
Students by Grade Harrison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 19:1 15:1
Harrison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Harrison High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Harrison High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
11%
37%
Harrison High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
83%
44%
Harrison High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Harrison High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Harrison High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.30 0.40
Harrison High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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%
52%
Harrison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
2%
7%
Harrison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 114,317 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,375 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,180 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
116
5
Number of Students Managed 114,317 3,197
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KennesawLost Mountain Middle School
    700 Old Mountain Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)594-8224
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 939 students                      
  • MariettaDue West Elementary School
    3900 Due West Rd Nw
    MariettaGA 30064
    (678)594-8071
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 547 students                      
  • AcworthFord Elementary School
    1345 Mars Hill Rd Nw
    AcworthGA 30101
    (678)594-8092
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 709 students                      
  • Powder SpringsVaughan Elementary School
    5950 Nichols Rd
    Powder SpringsGA 30127
    (678)594-8298
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 664 students                      
  • Powder SpringsKemp Elementary School
    865 Corner Rd
    Powder SpringsGA 30127
    (678)594-8158
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 947 students                      

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