Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp

Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp serves 327 students in grades 9-12.
Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#476 out of 2820 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
11%
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Black
68%
15%
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White
5%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.53
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp is Capital Area School For The Arts Charter (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Math Science Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Franklin School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisburg Capital Area School For The Arts Charter Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 199 students
    0.1 miles
    150 Strawberry Square
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    (717) 732-8450
    0.1 9-12 199
  • Harrisburg Benjamin Franklin School Math: 15% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 804 students
    0.7 miles
    1205 N 6th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    (717) 703-1200
    0.7 K-4 804
  • Harrisburg Marshall Math Science Academy Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 352 students
    0.7 miles
    301 Hale Avenue
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    (717) 703-1200
    0.7 5-8 352
  • Harrisburg Cougar Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-12 | 249 students
    1.0 miles
    1601 State St
    Harrisburg, PA 17103
    (717) 703-4325
    1 1-12 249
  • Harrisburg Downey School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 413 students
    1.0 miles
    1313 Monroe St
    Harrisburg, PA 17103
    (717) 703-1240
    1 K-4 413

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