Harrison Central High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
6.9
Algebra Proficiency
2.7
English Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,514 Students
  • 86 Teachers

Harrison Central High School
15600 SCHOOL RD
GULFPORT, MS 39503

Phone: (228) 832-2610

District: Harrison Co School Dist

Overview

At Harrison Central High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Harrison Central High School is 17 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 45 percent. Harrison Central High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Harrison Co School Dist.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,514
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 45%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 66%
Full-Time Teachers 86

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 67%
Proficient in Algebra 79%
College Readiness Index 6.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 3,724
Proficient in English (district average) 68%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 81%
College Readiness (district average) 7.1

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Nearby Schools

Harrison Central High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Harrison Co School Dist.

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