Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp

  • Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp serves 294 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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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 294 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrisburg High School - Scitech Cmp is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#240 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
11%
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Black
72%
15%
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White
4%
66%
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Diversity Score0.450.27
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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