Harrisburg Middle School

  • Harrisburg Middle School serves 330 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harrisburg Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Harrisburg Middle School's student population of 330 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrisburg Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrisburg Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#580 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
93%
60%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.130.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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