Harrisburg Middle School

  • Harrisburg Middle School serves 195 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Harrisburg Middle School's student population of 195 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students195 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrisburg Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrisburg Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#906 out of 1,194 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
14%
23%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
83%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harrisburg Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
6%
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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 OR.
Diversity Score0.290.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg SD 7J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Has a stellar principle and keep up the good work!
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The education of Harrisburg Middle School is very high. They are very into all of their sports. The parents are alwas involved and the teachers are great! The facilities are very clean and organized! Harrisburg is a great school!
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