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
9 456
10 267
11 194
12 252

Harrisburg High School is a public high school of the Harrisburg City School District located in Harrisburg, PA. It has 1,169 students in grades 9th through 12th. Harrisburg High School is the 161st largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,964th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,169
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.3

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Harrisburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 647
(55%)
763
(51%)
 Female 522
(45%)
722
(49%)

Harrisburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 689
(59%)
912
(61%)
 Hispanic 365
(31%)
408
(27%)
 Asian 69
(6%)
105
(7%)
 White 34
(3%)
47
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Harrisburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 857
(73%)
1,030
(69%)
 Not Eligible 312
(27%)
455
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Harrisburg High School is ranked 63rd out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harrisburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.3%) is higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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
2013 1146
2014 1165
2015 1169

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
2013 13.4
2014 12.8
2015 12.9

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
2013 0.81151832460733
2014 0.99742489270386
2015 0.73310521813516

Compare Harrisburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.3%
 

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