Harrison Community High School

Harrison Community High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Harrison Community High School operates within the Harrison Community s School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 472 students
Harrison Community High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Harrison Community High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Harrison Community High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Harrison Community High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Harrison Community High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Harrison Community High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Harrison Community High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Harrison Community High School Black (1997-2012)
White
95%
67%
Harrison Community High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harrison Community High School Sch Ethnicity Harrison Community 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.
0.10 0.87
Harrison Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
60%
44%
Harrison Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
8%
6%
Harrison Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,711 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Harrison Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,711 823
Harrison Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 82%
Harrison Community s School District Graduation Rate (2004-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Harrison Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM n/a
Harrison Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,578 $0
Harrison Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,304 $0
Harrison Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harrison Alternative Education High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harrison Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillside Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Harrison Harrison Alternative Education High School
    Alternative School
    710 South 5th St
    Harrison , MI , 48625
    (989)539-6061
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Harrison Harrison Middle School
    710 South 5th St
    Harrison , MI , 48625
    (989)539-7194
    0  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Harrison Hillside Elementary School
    201 North 4th St
    Harrison , MI , 48625
    (989)539-6902
    0.5  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Harrison Robert M. Larson Elementary School
    455 West Spruce St
    Harrison , MI , 48625
    (989)539-3259
    1.6  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Clare Clare-gladwin Area School
    Special Education School
    4041 East Mannsiding Rd
    Clare , MI , 48617
    (989)386-3682
    Special Education School
    4.3  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
White Students are Now the Minority in U.S. Public Schools
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Did You Know?
Clare County, MI 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 0.10, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.87. The most diverse school district in Clare County is Clare Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.