Harrison Central School District

50 Union Ave
Harrison, NY 10528-2032
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Harrison Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,612 students in Harrison Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Harrison Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
3,612 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
354 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Harrison Central School District, which is ranked #130 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 99% has increased from 98% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#131 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harrison Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrison Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrison Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Harrison Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥99%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harrison Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.57
0.72
# American Indian Students
3 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
455 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
13%
10%
# Hispanic Students
715 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
29%
# Black Students
84 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
2%
16%
# White Students
2,226 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
62%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
128 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
273
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
269
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
285
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
282
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
307
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
310
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
254
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
268
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
278
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
267
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
287
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
227
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
277
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
28
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,356 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $35,943 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$124 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harrison Central   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$130 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Harrison Central   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$34,356
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harrison Central   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$35,943
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harrison Central   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Harrison Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harrison High School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
255 Union Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 630-3094
Grades: 9-12
| 1,073 students
Rank: #22.
Harrison Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
480 Harrison Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 630-3192
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #33.
Purchase School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2995 Purchase St
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 630-3172
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #44.
Louis M Klein Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 Union Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 630-3033
Grades: 6-8
| 808 students
Rank: #55.
Samuel J Preston School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 Taylor Ave
West Harrison, NY 10604
(914) 630-3152
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #66.
Parsons Memorial School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Halstead Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 630-3222
Grades: K-5
| 468 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Harrison Central School District?
Harrison Central School District manages 6 public schools serving 3,612 students.
What is the rank of Harrison Central School District?
Harrison Central School District is ranked #130 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Highest science proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Harrison Central School District?
62% of Harrison Central School District students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Harrison Central School District?
Harrison Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Harrison Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $35,943 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • : 90% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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