Harrisonburg High School serves 1,923 students in grades 9-12.
Harrisonburg High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,923 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 70%
- Graduation Rate: 86% (Btm 50% in VA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 58% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 73% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Harrisonburg High School's student population of 1,923 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Harrisonburg High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Harrisonburg High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#741 out of 1792 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Harrisonburg High School's ranking?
Harrisonburg High School is ranked #741 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Harrisonburg High School often compared to?
Harrisonburg High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Turner Ashby High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Harrisonburg High School?
The graduation rate of Harrisonburg High School is 86%, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Harrisonburg High School?
1,923 students attend Harrisonburg High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Harrisonburg High School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harrisonburg High School?
Harrisonburg High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Harrisonburg High School offer ?
Harrisonburg High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Harrisonburg High School part of?
Harrisonburg High School is part of Harrisonburg City PBLC Schs School District.
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