Thomas Harrison Middle School

Thomas Harrison Middle School serves 842 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Thomas Harrison Middle School operates within the Harrisonburg City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 842 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 842 students
Thomas Harrison Middle School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Thomas Harrison Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Thomas Harrison Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Thomas Harrison Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
29%
12%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
11%
25%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
51%
53%
Thomas Harrison Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Harrison Middle School Sch Ethnicity Thomas Harrison Middle 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.
0.65 0.41
Thomas Harrison Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
55%
32%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
7%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,793 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Harrisonburg City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,793 3,801
Harrisonburg City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $43 MM
Harrisonburg City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $66 MM $42 MM
Harrisonburg City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,779 $11,282
Harrisonburg City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,556 $11,065
Harrisonburg City Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harrisonburg High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Skyline Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterman Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Harrisonburg Waterman Elementary School
    451 Chicago Ave
    Harrisonburg , VA 22802
    (540)434-8352
    0.9  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Harrisonburg Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Keister Elementary School
    100 Maryland Ave
    Harrisonburg , VA 22801
    (540)434-6585
    1.1  mi  |  467  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Harrisonburg Harrisonburg High School
    1001 Garbers Church Rd
    Harrisonburg , VA 22801
    (540)433-2652
    1.3  mi  |  1325  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Harrisonburg Mountain View Elementary School
    2800 Rawley Pk
    Harrisonburg , VA 22801
    (540)438-1965
    1.5  mi  |  521  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Harrisonburg Spotswood Elementary School
    400 Mountain View Dr
    Harrisonburg , VA 22801
    (540)434-3429
    1.7  mi  |  429  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Did You Know?
Harrisonburg, VA 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 0.23, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Harrisonburg is Smithland Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.