4500 Due West Rd Nw
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Harrison High School serves 2,249 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Harrison High School's student population of 2,249 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,249 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
115 teachers
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School Rankings

Harrison High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harrison High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 2196 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
13%
36%
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White
74%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Fall Break
September 26, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School - Early Release All Levels
May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of School
August 01, 2023 (Tuesday)
Fall Break
September 25, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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