Harris County High School

Harris County High School serves 1,523 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Harris County High School operates within the Harris County School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1523 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,523 students
Harris County High School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Harris County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Harris County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more 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
Harris County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Harris County High School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Harris County High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
18%
37%
Harris County High School Black (1999-2012)
White
74%
44%
Harris County High School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harris County High School Sch Ethnicity Harris County 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.
0.42 0.40
Harris County High School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
25%
51%
Harris County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Harris County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Harris County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 5,089 3,449
Harris County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 66%
Harris County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $34 MM
Harris County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $36 MM
Harris County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,353 $9,939
Harris County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,363 $10,367
Harris 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 Northside High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harris County Carver Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Elementary School (5.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HamiltonHarris County Carver Middle School
    184 South College St
    HamiltonGA 31811
    (706)628-4951
    4.1 mi | 792 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HamiltonPark Elementary School
    13185 Us Hwy 27 North
    HamiltonGA 31811
    (706)628-4997
    5.3 mi | 487 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • CataulaCreekside School
    8403 Ga Hwy 315
    CataulaGA 31804
    (706)596-1300
    5.3 mi | 769 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • CataulaMulberry Creek Elementary School
    8405 Ga Hwy 315
    CataulaGA 31804
    (706)320-9397
    5.3 mi | 558 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • FortsonNew Mountain Hill Elementary School
    33 Mountain Hill Rd
    FortsonGA 31808
    (706)323-1144
    6 mi | 405 students | Gr. PK-4                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 18, 2009 - Harris County offers lots of advanced placement classes giving students the opportunity to earn college credits in high school. The school also has lots of extra curricular activities and clubs for students to get involved with including Future Business Leaders of America, Skills USA, and Future Farmers of America. The teachers, in general, seem to care about their students education at this facility. I strongly recommend this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Georgia 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 0.40, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.