Harrisonburg City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 6,301 students in Harrisonburg City School District. Harrisonburg City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Harrisonburg City School District are Harrisonburg High School, Waterman Elementary School and Stone Spring Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Harrisonburg City School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameHarrisonburg City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.harrisonburg.k12.va.us
School District Phone Number(540) 434-9916
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools10 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students6,301 Students1,290,708 Students
# of Teachers477 Teachers85,967 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

Harrisonburg City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#121 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harrisonburg City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrisonburg City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
65%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrisonburg City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harrisonburg City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.640.68
# of American Indian Students4 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students181 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# of Hispanic Students2,940 Students202,982 Students
% Hispanic Students
46%
16%
# of Black Students612 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
10%
22%
# of White Students2,311 Students631,498 Students
% White Students
37%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students252 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:27733,581
# of Students in Kindergarten:50090,873
# of Students in 1st Grade:47394,190
# of Students in 2nd Grade:46894,056
# of Students in 3rd Grade:45896,830
# of Students in 4th Grade:49299,179
# of Students in 5th Grade:47199,433
# of Students in 6th Grade:47597,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:43096,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:45996,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:477103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:44299,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:42194,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:45893,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,089 is higher than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,945 is higher than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$83 MM$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harrisonburg City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$113 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Harrisonburg City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,089$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harrisonburg City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,945$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harrisonburg City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Harrisonburg City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Harrisonburg High School Math: 71% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1001 Garbers Church Road
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 433-2652

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,798 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Waterman Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    451 Chicago Ave
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 434-8352

    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Stone Spring Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1575 Peach Grove Ave
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 574-1199

    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Keister Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Maryland Avenue
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 434-6585

    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Thomas Harrison Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1311 W. Market Street
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 434-1949

    Grades: 6-8 | 686 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Smithland Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    474 Linda Lane
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 434-6075

    Grades: PK-5 | 780 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Spotswood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Mountain View Drive
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 434-3429

    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Skyline Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    470 Linda Lane
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 434-6862

    Grades: 6-8 | 678 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Bluestone Elementary School Reading: 60%
    750 Garbers Church Road
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 432-3232

    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Harrisonburg H.s. Governor's Stem Academy Vocational School
    One Court Square
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 437-3302

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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