1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Holly Harshman Elementary School serves 366 students in grades 3-5.
Holly Harshman Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Holly Harshman Elementary School's student population of 366 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Holly Harshman Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Holly Harshman Elementary 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#355 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
89%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Holly Harshman Elementary School often compared to?

Holly Harshman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Acorn Elementary School, Louise Durham Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Holly Harshman Elementary School?

366 students attend Holly Harshman Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

89% of Holly Harshman Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Holly Harshman Elementary School?

Holly Harshman Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Holly Harshman Elementary School offer ?

Holly Harshman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5

What school district is Holly Harshman Elementary School part of?

Holly Harshman Elementary School is part of Mena School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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