Harrisburg Middle School

  • Harrisburg Middle School serves 305 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Harrisburg Middle School's student population of 305 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Harrisburg Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Harrisburg Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrisburg Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#477 out of 999 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrisburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrisburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
3%
21%
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White
94%
60%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harrisburg Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.120.33
This chart display the diversity score of Harrisburg Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
33%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harrisburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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