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
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
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 (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
10%
White
93%
64%
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
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%
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%

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: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HarrisonWoodland Heights Elementary School
    520 East Womack St
    HarrisonAR 72601
    (870)743-2122
    0.7 mi | 181 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • HarrisonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Forest Heights Elementary School
    1124 So Tamarind St
    HarrisonAR 72601
    (870)741-5837
    0.8 mi | 371 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • HarrisonEagle Heights Elementary School
    500 No Chestnut St
    HarrisonAR 72601
    (870)741-5043
    0.8 mi | 178 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • HarrisonSkyline Heights Elementary School
    1120 West Holt Ave
    HarrisonAR 72601
    (870)741-5821
    1.1 mi | 391 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • HarrisonNorth Ark College Secondary Center
    Vocational School
    1515 Pioneer Dr
    HarrisonAR 72601
    (870)391-3513
    Vocational School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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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.