Thomas Harrison Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1311 W. Market Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone
(540) 434-1949
District
HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
County
HARRISONBURG CITY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
861
Classroom Teachers
68

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

2

(10 is best)

Better than 14.5% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Thomas Harrison Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 79
Proficiency in Reading 69 80
Proficiency in Math 74 79

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 74
Proficiency in Reading 72 81
Proficiency in Math 57 67

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 73
Proficiency in Reading 68 77
Proficiency in Math 49.0 70

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.66
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.51
AVG FOR STATE 15.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 233 27.1%
Grade 6 199 23.1%
Grade 7 236 27.4%
Grade 8 193 22.4%
Total 861 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 46.4% 39.1% 52.5%
Black 7.3% 10.4% 23.9%
Hispanic 42.9% 47.7% 16.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 2.7% 7.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.7% 70.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.4% 61.4% 34.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 8.6% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 53,064 8,470,020
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,034.8 211
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 44.9% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 16.0% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 8.7% 14.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,848 3,105,636
Single Parent Households With Children 11.8% 10.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.9% 89.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.9% 37.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.9% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.3% 16.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.3% 15.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.3% 11.6%
$15,000 or less 17.7% 9.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,204 $42,669,292 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $731 $4,329,713 5.2%
Staff $851 $5,040,473 6.1%
General Administration $191 $1,131,293 1.4%
School Administration $644 $3,814,412 4.6%
Operation $801 $4,744,323 5.7%
Transportation $551 $3,263,573 3.9%
Other $120 $710,760 0.9%
Total Support $3,888 $23,028,624 27.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,915 $17,265,545 20.8%
Total Expenditures $14,008 $82,969,384 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,947 $8,940,333,026 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $580 $746,312,869 4.5%
Staff $757 $973,754,325 5.9%
General Administration $184 $236,334,291 1.4%
School Administration $675 $869,003,324 5.3%
Operation $1,041 $1,340,300,367 8.1%
Transportation $592 $762,015,928 4.6%
Other $183 $235,585,342 1.4%
Total Support $4,012 $5,163,813,476 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,823 $2,346,853,937 14.3%
Total Expenditures $12,782 $16,450,936,472 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%