Harrison Junior High School (Closed 2018)

515 So Pine St
Harrison, AR 72601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Harrison Junior High School served 591 students in grades 7-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 53% (which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 66% (which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
53%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
66%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
n/a
20%
White
95%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
(12-13)
<50%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harrison Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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