401 W South St
Harrisburg, AR 72432
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Harrisburg Middle School serves 324 students in grades 5-8.
Harrisburg Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harrisburg Middle School's student population of 324 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Harrisburg Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harrisburg Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#485 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
5%
20%
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White
86%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
33%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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