Harrison High School

4500 Due West Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Harrison High School serves 2,206 students in grades 9-12.
Harrison High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harrison High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Harrison High School's student population of 2,206 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

Harrison High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harrison High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#73 out of 2188 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
12%
37%
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White
76%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.69
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Graduation Rate
96%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harrison High School is Hillgrove High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lost Mountain Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kennesaw Lost Mountain Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,092 student
    0.7 miles
    700 Old Mountain Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (678) 594-8224
    0.7 6-8 1,092
  • Marietta Due West Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    1.0 miles
    3900 Due West Rd Nw
    Marietta, GA 30064
    (678) 594-8071
    1 PK-5 609
  • Acworth Ford Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 824 students
    2.4 miles
    1345 Mars Hill Rd Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (678) 594-8092
    2.4 PK-5 824
  • Powder Springs Vaughan Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
    2.4 miles
    5950 Nichols Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (678) 594-8298
    2.4 PK-5 767
  • Powder Springs Kemp Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 969 students
    2.5 miles
    865 Corner Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (678) 594-8158
    2.5 PK-5 969

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