Harris County High School

8281 Ga Highway 116
Hamilton, GA 31811
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Harris County High School serves 1,691 students in grades 9-12.
Harris County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harris County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Harris County High School's student population of 1,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

Harris County High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harris County High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#505 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
72%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.69
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarris County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harris County High School is Northside High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harris County Carver Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creekside School (5.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamilton Harris County Carver Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 790 students
    4.1 miles
    11696 Us Highway 27 E
    Hamilton, GA 31811
    (706) 628-4951
    4.1 7-8 790
  • Cataula Creekside School Math: 49% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 786 students
    5.3 miles
    8403 Ga Highway 315
    Cataula, GA 31804
    (706) 596-1300
    5.3 5-6 786
  • Cataula Mulberry Creek Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 505 students
    5.3 miles
    8405 Ga Highway 315
    Cataula, GA 31804
    (706) 320-9397
    5.3 PK-4 505
  • Hamilton Park Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 495 students
    5.3 miles
    13185 Us Highway 27 N
    Hamilton, GA 31811
    (706) 628-4997
    5.3 PK-4 495
  • Fortson New Mountain Hill Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 493 students
    6.0 miles
    33 Mountain Hill Rd
    Fortson, GA 31808
    (706) 323-1144
    6 PK-4 493

School Reviews

5  
Harris County offers lots of advanced placement classes giving students the opportunity to earn college credits in high school. The school also has lots of extra curricular activities and clubs for students to get involved with including Future Business Leaders of America, Skills USA, and Future Farmers of America. The teachers, in general, seem to care about their students education at this facility. I strongly recommend this school.
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