William Henry Harrison High School

  • William Henry Harrison High School serves 1,775 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • William Henry Harrison High School operates within the Tippecanoe Corp School District.
  • Tippecanoe Corp School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1775 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,775 students
William Henry Harrison High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %William Henry Harrison High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
William Henry Harrison High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWilliam Henry Harrison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
William Henry Harrison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
William Henry Harrison High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
10%
11%
William Henry Harrison High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
2%
12%
William Henry Harrison High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
83%
70%
William Henry Harrison High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
5%
William Henry Harrison High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWilliam Henry Harrison High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN 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.
0.300.49
William Henry Harrison High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
19%
41%
William Henry Harrison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
4%
8%
William Henry Harrison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tippecanoe Corp School District's student population of 12,391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 85% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,682 in this district is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,193 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameTippecanoe Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed12,3911,465
Tippecanoe Corp School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate83%81%
Tippecanoe Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue$142 MM$19 MM
Tippecanoe Corp School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$124 MM$16 MM
Tippecanoe Corp School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,682$12,273
Tippecanoe Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,193$10,163
Tippecanoe Corp School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • William Henry Harrison High School (HHS) is a four-year public high school in Tippecanoe County, Indiana near West Lafayette. William Henry Harrison High School was first established in 1967.
  • The school is named for William Henry Harrison, 9th president of the United States. He was instrumental in overseeing numerous treaties, purchasing much of present-day Indiana from Native American leaders.
  • Harrison is accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and holds a Special First Class Commission from the Indiana Department of Education. Harrison is also a member of the Indiana Association of College Admissions Counselors.
  • The school is part of the Tippecanoe School Corporation.
  • Athletics and programs: Harrison High School is a member of the Hoosier Crossroads Conference and offers students 21 varsity sports, including 10 for boys and 11 for girls. Harrison teams have won conference championships, and have competed for state titles. The Harrison girls track team (’74), football team, ('92), and baseball ('95) have won state championship titles.
  • Harrison students has enrolled in eleven bands and six choirs. These bands routinely engage in various music festivals, domestic travel, and international student exchanges.
  • Harrison academic teams include Academic Super Bowl, Spell Bowl, and Quiz Bowl. The Harrison Quiz Bowl team has gone to the national competitions for the past five years. One of the many school activities that Harrison provides for it's students is FIRST Robotics. Robotics is a worldwide competition in which robots compete to accomplish a task. Harrison has done well in the past at regional competitions. Overall Harrison is an excellent place for education.

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