Thomas Harrison Middle School

  • Thomas Harrison Middle School serves 813 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Thomas Harrison Middle School operates within the Harrisonburg City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 813 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 813 students
Thomas Harrison Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Thomas Harrison Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Thomas Harrison Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Thomas Harrison Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Thomas Harrison Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
42%
14%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
8%
23%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
44%
51%
Thomas Harrison Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thomas Harrison Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Harrison Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.67
Thomas Harrison Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
34%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Thomas Harrison Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Harrisonburg City School District's student population of 5,633 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,434 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,747 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Harrisonburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,633 3,627
Harrisonburg City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $41 MM
Harrisonburg City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $69 MM $40 MM
Harrisonburg City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,434 $11,380
Harrisonburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,747 $11,077
Harrisonburg City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
    , No Street Address
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    (540)434-8352
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  • Harrisonburg Keister Elementary School
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    1.1 miles
    , No Street Address
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1520 students
    1.3 miles
    , No Street Address
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)433-2652
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  • HarrisonburgMountain View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
    1.5 miles
    , No Street Address
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)438-1965
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    1.7 miles
    , No Street Address
    HarrisonburgVA 22801
    (540)434-3429
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