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 0.48. 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%
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 0.48
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 grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 65% over five years.
School District Name Harrison Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,711 806
Harrison Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 82%
Harrison Community s School District Graduation Rate (2004-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $11 MM
Harrison Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $11 MM
Harrison Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,215 $11,537
Harrison Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,923 $11,612
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)
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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

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