Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School

  • Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School serves 671 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,247 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2549 out of 3247 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
95%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.100.47
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School and public school graduation rate of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harrison Central Jr./sr. High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison Hills City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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This school is severely lacking in nearly every way imaginable. The quality of teachers is poor at best. The facilities are abysmally terrible, and undoubtedly the worst i have ever seen. And heaven help you if you ever need to contact any of the staff or faculty, because the chances of them returning your call, no matter its importance, are slim to none.
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