Harrisburg High School



Harrisburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harrisburg High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 470
10 281
11 171
12 236

Harrisburg High School is a public high school of the Harrisburg City School District located in Harrisburg, PA. It has 1,158 students in grades 9th through 12th. Harrisburg High School is the 169th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,920th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,158
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 88.88

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Harrisburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 606
(52%)
751
(49%)
 Female 552
(48%)
773
(51%)

Harrisburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 720
(62%)
967
(63%)
 Hispanic 303
(26%)
365
(24%)
 Asian 94
(8%)
135
(9%)
 White 36
(3%)
51
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Harrisburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 747
(65%)
949
(62%)
 Not Eligible 397
(34%)
541
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(1%)
34
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Harrisburg High School is ranked 46th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harrisburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Harrisburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1848
2006 1406
2007 1506
2008 1603
2009 1564
2010 1778
2011 1318
2012 1158

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.3
2007 14.2
2008 13.8
2009 14
2010 13.9
2011 11.2
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48106060606061
2006 0.7475106685633
2007 0.77290836653386
2008 0.71366188396756
2009 0.76342710997442
2010 0.69741282339708
2011 0.65326251896813
2012 0.65716753022453

Compare Harrisburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.7%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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