Harrison High School

Harrison High School serves 2,044 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% 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 2044 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,044 students
Harrison High School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Harrison High School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Harrison High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.83. 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 (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Harrison High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Harrison High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
10%
37%
Harrison High School Black (1994-2012)
White
82%
44%
Harrison High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harrison High School Sch Ethnicity Harrison High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.32 0.83
Harrison High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
5%
51%
Harrison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,291 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
6
Number of Students Managed 107,291 3,449
Cobb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Kennesaw Lost Mountain Middle School
    700 Old Mountain Rd Nw
    Kennesaw , GA , 30152
    (678)594-8224
    0.7  mi  |  1032  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Marietta Due West Elementary School
    3900 Due West Rd Nw
    Marietta , GA , 30064
    (678)594-8071
    1  mi  |  525  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Acworth Ford Elementary School
    1345 Mars Hill Rd Nw
    Acworth , GA , 30101
    (678)594-8092
    2.4  mi  |  752  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Powder Springs Vaughan Elementary School
    5950 Nichols Rd
    Powder Springs , GA , 30127
    (678)594-8298
    2.4  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Powder Springs Kemp Elementary School
    865 Corner Rd
    Powder Springs , GA , 30127
    (678)594-8158
    2.5  mi  |  918  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Kennesaw, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.61, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Kennesaw is Hayes Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.