Harrison Central High School



Harrison Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harrison Central 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
9 493
10 394
11 432
12 310
UG 1

Harrison Central High School is a public high school of the Harrison County School District located in Gulfport, MS. It has 1,630 students in grades 9th through 12th. Harrison Central High School is the 7th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 2,838th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,630
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.22

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Harrison Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 826
(51%)
2,443
(49%)
 Male 804
(49%)
2,545
(51%)

Harrison Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 876
(54%)
2,758
(55%)
 Black 664
(41%)
1,880
(38%)
 Hispanic 55
(3%)
169
(3%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
141
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
20
(0%)

Harrison Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,077
(66%)
3,095
(63%)
 Not Eligible 461
(28%)
1,454
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(6%)
353
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Harrison Central High School is ranked 7th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harrison Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Harrison Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1525
2006 1721
2007 1820
2008 1876
2009 1654
2010 1586
2011 1514
2012 1547
2013 1562
2014 1554
2015 1630

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 26.7
2007 23.2
2008 21
2009 19.2
2010 18.1
2011 17.6
2012 17.3
2013 17.2
2014 17.5
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62885245901639
2006 0.4485764090645
2007 0.44340659340659
2008 0.50426439232409
2009 0.5459492140266
2010 0.62610340479193
2011 0.6558784676354
2012 0.66451195862961
2013 0.67349551856594
2014 0.69433719433719
2015 0.71717791411043

Compare Harrison Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 71.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Harrison Central High School
Gulfport, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,630 18.1:1  
Christian Collegiate Academy
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Private PK - 12 305 12:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,020 16.8:1 8 miles
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North Gulfport 7th Grade
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Public 07 - 07 482 15:1 8 miles
Gulfport High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,272 18.1:1 11 miles
Biloxi High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,561 15.1:1 11 miles
Cedar Lake Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 232 7:1 11 miles
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