Holly Harshman Elementary School

1000 Geyer Dr,

Mena, AR, 71953-1945

Tel: (479)394-3151
Grades: 3-5

409 students

Holly Harshman Elementary School serves 409 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Holly Harshman Elementary School operates within the Mena School District.

Overview

The student population of 409 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 409 students
Holly Harshman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Holly Harshman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Holly Harshman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Holly Harshman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
10%
Holly Harshman Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Holly Harshman Elementary School Black (2011-2012)
White
94%
64%
Holly Harshman Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.12 0.53
Holly Harshman Elementary 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.
52%
52%
Holly Harshman Elementary 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.
18%
10%
Holly Harshman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,119 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Mena School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,119 923
Mena   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $9 MM
Mena   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $10 MM
Mena   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,634 $9,870
Mena   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,881 $10,243
Mena   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 Mena High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mena Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Louise Durham Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mena Mena High School
    700 South Morrow St
    Mena , AR , 71953
    (479)394-1144
    0.6  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mena Mena Middle School
    700 South Morrow St
    Mena , AR , 71953
    (479)394-2572
    0.9  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Mena Louise Durham Elementary School
    106 North Reine St
    Mena , AR , 71953
    (479)394-2943
    1.6  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Mena Acorn High School
    143 Polk 96
    Mena , AR , 71953
    (479)394-5544
    6.4  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Mena Acorn Elementary School
    143 Polk 96
    Mena , AR , 71953
    (479)394-4833
    6.4  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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