Harrison Junior High School

515 So Pine St

Harrison, AR 72601-5825

Tel: (870)741-3496
Grades: 7-9

648 students

Harrison Junior High School serves 648 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Harrison Junior High School operates within the Harrison School District.

Overview

The student population of 648 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 648 students
Harrison Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Harrison Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Harrison Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Harrison Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Harrison Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Harrison Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
White
93%
64%
Harrison Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harrison Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Harrison Junior 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.
0.13 0.30
Harrison Junior 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.
35%
52%
Harrison Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
12%
9%
Harrison Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,799 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Harrison School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,799 938
Harrison   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $9 MM
Harrison   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $10 MM
Harrison   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,298 $9,870
Harrison   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,783 $10,243
Harrison   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Ark College Secondary Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harrison Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Heights Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Harrison, AR 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 0.09, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Harrison is Parsons Memorial School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.