Harrison Central High School

15600 School Rd,

Gulfport, MS, 39503-9196

Tel: (228)832-2610
Grades: 9-12

1,514 students

Harrison Central High School serves 1,514 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Harrison Central High School operates within the Harrison Co Dist School District.

Overview

The student population of 1514 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,514 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is equal to the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
2%
3%
Black
39%
50%
White
55%
45%
Unknown
2%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.55
0.55
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 55%
64%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
10%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,861 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Harrison Co Dist School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
n/a
Number of Students Managed 13,861
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harrison Co Voc Complex (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Orange Grove Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lyman Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • Recommended December 15, 2008 - I attended Harrison Central in the tenth grade and would never recommend it to anyone. The (majority, definitely exceptions) of the teachers really do not care about their students and would better be defined as baby-sitters. The school has a less than 50% graduation rate, and it is for a reason. I left to attend a much better school and now attend one of the best universities in the country. I know for sure that I would not be attending such a great school if I had stayed at HCHS. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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