Harrisburg High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2451 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone
(717) 703-4300
District
HARRISBURG CITY SD
County
DAUPHIN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1024
Classroom Teachers
73

* According to NeighborhoodScout’s research of school performance, Harrisburg High School ranks as one of the bottom 100 worst public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

1

(10 is best)

Better than 2.6% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Harrisburg High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
12%
68%
17%
72%
7%
64%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
14
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 354 34.6%
Grade 10 267 26.1%
Grade 11 194 18.9%
Grade 12 209 20.4%
Total 1024 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.5% 3.7% 67.2%
Black 54.1% 56.0% 15.6%
Hispanic 39.9% 36.8% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.5% 3.3% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 99.9% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 99.9% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 49,230 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,318.8 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.6% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.8% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.6% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 10.1% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 20,520 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 21.7% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 78.6% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 20.2% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.6% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.1% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.9% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.2% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.9% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 20.5% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,874 $60,547,368 40.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $914 $5,604,648 3.7%
Staff $306 $1,876,392 1.3%
General Administration $490 $3,004,680 2.0%
School Administration $846 $5,187,672 3.5%
Operation $1,634 $10,019,688 6.7%
Transportation $605 $3,709,860 2.5%
Other $745 $4,568,340 3.1%
Total Support $5,540 $33,971,280 22.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,972 $55,016,304 36.8%
Total Expenditures $24,386 $149,534,952 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%