Thomas Harrison Middle School

Thomas Harrison Middle School serves 814 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Thomas Harrison Middle School operates within the Harrisonburg City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 814 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 814 students
Thomas Harrison Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Thomas Harrison Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Thomas Harrison Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade Thomas Harrison Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Thomas Harrison Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
42%
13%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
8%
23%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
43%
52%
Thomas Harrison Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.64 0.66
Thomas Harrison Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
60%
33%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Harrisonburg City School District's student population of 5,390 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,979 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Harrisonburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,390 3,689
Harrisonburg City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM n/a
Harrisonburg City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $60 MM n/a
Harrisonburg City School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,979 n/a
Harrisonburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,157 n/a
Harrisonburg City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • HarrisonburgWaterman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 562 students
    0.9 miles
    451 Chicago Ave
    HarrisonburgVA 22802
    (540)434-8352
    0.9PK-4562
  • Harrisonburg Keister Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 496 students
    1.1 miles
    100 Maryland Ave
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)434-6585
    1.1PK-4496
  • HarrisonburgHarrisonburg High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1427 students
    1.3 miles
    1001 Garbers Church Rd
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)433-2652
    1.39-121427
  • HarrisonburgMountain View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 508 students
    1.5 miles
    2800 Rawley Pk
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)438-1965
    1.5PK-5508
  • HarrisonburgSpotswood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 437 students
    1.7 miles
    400 Mountain View Dr
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)434-3429
    1.7KG-4437

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