Harrison High School
Harrison High School serves 752 students in grades 9-12.
Harrison High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).
Harrison High School's student population of 752 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Harrison High 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 Harrison High 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 Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#392 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education
This is a great school! I just graduated from here in 2016. I had a great experience here. It's not to big where you don't know anybody and not to small where there is nothing to do. Just like with any school you just have to find something your interested in and become involved. At this school there are many organizations to get involved in and make new friends. I wasn't there in 98' but it was nothing like how Manic explained it. You've just got to apply yourself and you will do fine.
I wasn't an athlete or from a prominent family. I loved Harrison and proudly send my own children there.
I was enrolled at this school as a student of the class of 98'. I recall my enrollment at this school as a real travesty, and a tragedy in lost potential, in that I feel I spent several years after trying to catch up on subjects I should have been made competent with whilst enrolled here, and still have yet to reach fully realize a working knowledge of others. No one noticed when I was struggling, and no one made any real effort to reach out. I was referred to the counselor once, and I'm certain it was an occasion which required all to see her. I spoke with the principle on one occasion, and he showed little in the way of concern for my well-being or progress, and more for how my complaints might effect his athletes. This school may have changed quite a bit since, granted, and I can only hope so. For my own experience taught me that unless your family has connections with the staff, is influential, or you're an athlete, you had better be fairly self-reliant in matters concerning your own education, because otherwise you WILL fall through the cracks. I always felt that part of the problem was the lack of diversity that might force the office staff and teaching cadre's hand in matters of discrimination, bullying, and bigotry/xenophobia in general. And it does appear as though this school is still predominantly white, and middle to upper-middle class. It would be a real shame if they still haven't fully addressed these issues for fear of hurting some prominent family's feelings or hindering their football team's potential for success.
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