Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3

411 W Poplar St
Harrisburg, IL 62946-1425
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,794 students in Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
4 Schools
4,376 Schools
# Students
1,794 Students
1,884,191 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 864 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#724 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.28
0.68
# American Indian Students
2 Students
4,654 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
15 Students
102,340 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
40 Students
508,107 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
27%
# Black Students
75 Students
310,189 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# White Students
1,510 Students
882,806 Students
% White Students
84%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,951 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
152 Students
74,144 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
78
62,601
# Students in K Grade:
159
119,972
# Students in 1st Grade:
116
127,640
# Students in 2nd Grade:
139
128,012
# Students in 3rd Grade:
114
130,498
# Students in 4th Grade:
107
134,686
# Students in 5th Grade:
121
136,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
120
141,801
# Students in 7th Grade:
125
147,090
# Students in 8th Grade:
153
149,406
# Students in 9th Grade:
143
153,852
# Students in 10th Grade:
150
152,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
141
149,155
# Students in 12th Grade:
128
149,833
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,700 is higher than the state median of $17,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,009 is higher than the state median of $16,227. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$35 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$41 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,700
$17,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,009
$16,227
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3 Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harrisburg Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
312 Bulldog Blvd
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-7637
Grades: 6-8
| 398 students
Rank: #22.
Harrisburg High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
333 W College St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-7637
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students
Rank: #33.
East Side Intermediate School
Math: 4% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
315 E Church St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-7637
Grades: 3-5
| 342 students
Rank: n/an/a
411 W Lincoln St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-7637
Grades: PK-2
| 492 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,794 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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