Holly Harshman Elem. School

1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 364 students in grades 3-5, Holly Harshman Elem. School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 30% in AR
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Holly Harshman Elem. School's student population of 364 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
364 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Holly Harshman Elem. School ranks within the top 30% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Holly Harshman Elem. School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#280 out of 997 schools
(Top 30%)
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50%
38%
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43%
40%
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39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Holly Harshman Elem. School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
n/a
19%
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White
89%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holly Harshman Elem. School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Holly Harshman Elem. School's ranking?
Holly Harshman Elem. School is ranked #280 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Holly Harshman Elem. School often compared to?
Holly Harshman Elem. Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Acorn Elementary School, Louise Durham Elem. School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Holly Harshman Elem. School?
364 students attend Holly Harshman Elem. School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Holly Harshman Elem. School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Holly Harshman Elem. School?
Holly Harshman Elem. School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Holly Harshman Elem. School offer ?
Holly Harshman Elem. School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Holly Harshman Elem. School part of?
Holly Harshman Elem. School is part of Mena School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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