William Henry Harrison High School

William Henry Harrison High School serves 1,734 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
William Henry Harrison High School operates within the Tippecanoe Corp School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 1734 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,734 students
William Henry Harrison High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % William Henry Harrison High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
William Henry Harrison High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade William Henry Harrison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
William Henry Harrison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
William Henry Harrison High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
9%
10%
William Henry Harrison High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
3%
12%
William Henry Harrison High School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
82%
71%
William Henry Harrison High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
William Henry Harrison High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups William Henry Harrison High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.32 0.27
William Henry Harrison High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
21%
41%
William Henry Harrison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
4%
8%
William Henry Harrison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,259 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,096 is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,554 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Tippecanoe Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 12,259 1,472
Tippecanoe  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 81%
Tippecanoe  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $142 MM $19 MM
Tippecanoe  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $124 MM $16 MM
Tippecanoe  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,096 $12,273
Tippecanoe  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,554 $10,163
Tippecanoe  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • William Henry Harrison High School (HHS) is a four-year public high school in Tippecanoe County, Indiana near West Lafayette. William Henry Harrison High School was first established in 1967.
  • The school is named for William Henry Harrison, 9th president of the United States. He was instrumental in overseeing numerous treaties, purchasing much of present-day Indiana from Native American leaders.
  • Harrison is accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and holds a Special First Class Commission from the Indiana Department of Education. Harrison is also a member of the Indiana Association of College Admissions Counselors.
  • The school is part of the Tippecanoe School Corporation.
  • Athletics and programs: Harrison High School is a member of the Hoosier Crossroads Conference and offers students 21 varsity sports, including 10 for boys and 11 for girls. Harrison teams have won conference championships, and have competed for state titles. The Harrison girls track team (’74), football team, ('92), and baseball ('95) have won state championship titles.
  • Harrison students has enrolled in eleven bands and six choirs. These bands routinely engage in various music festivals, domestic travel, and international student exchanges.
  • Harrison academic teams include Academic Super Bowl, Spell Bowl, and Quiz Bowl. The Harrison Quiz Bowl team has gone to the national competitions for the past five years. One of the many school activities that Harrison provides for it's students is FIRST Robotics. Robotics is a worldwide competition in which robots compete to accomplish a task. Harrison has done well in the past at regional competitions. Overall Harrison is an excellent place for education.

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Beacon Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Battle Ground Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burnett Creek Elementary School (0 miles away)
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