Harrisburg High School

333 West College St,

Harrisburg, IL, 62946-2518

Tel: (618)253-7637
Grades: 9-12

577 students

Harrisburg High School serves 577 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Harrisburg High School operates within the Harrisburg Cusd 3 School District.

Overview

The student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 577 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
1%
23%
Black
5%
19%
White
85%
50%
Unknown
7%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.27
0.66
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 22%
23%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
23%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,150 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Harrisburg Cusd 3 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
n/a
Number of Students Managed 2,150
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Learning Alternative Branch Harrisburg (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Learning Alternative Branch Harrisburg (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Side Primary School (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended October 05, 2009 - The academic programs at this school are terrible, almost pathetic. The majority of the teachers are employed because they all know one another and/or went to school there themselves, not because they are qualified to teach. Only a select few teachers actually take their jobs seriously, and try to educate the students who attend. The school does offer extracurricular activities, but most have to be funded by the activity coordinator and participants, because all of the funding the school receives for activities go directly to the sports - particularly football and basketball. The state testing scores are quite low and this school has a very high drop-out rate. Student violence, foul language, and bad attitude are also high at this school. Fights occur very often, and most of the time no parents or officials are notified. Many more things can be said about this school but I will leave it at this. Thank you. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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