School Details

Harrison Central High School

Traditional Public School

15600 School Road

Gulfport, MS 39503

228-832-2610

Overview

Harrison Central High School serves 1479 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $8,721.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,721/Child

Demographics

Harrison Central High School serves 1479 students. This high-poverty school body is 38.95% White and 50.17% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 92
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 83%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,479

By Grade:

  •       9: 441
  •       10: 408
  •       11: 333
  •       12: 297

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Asian-American: 1%
  •       African-American: 50%
  •       Hispanic: 5%
  •       White: 39%
  •       Two or More: 4%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 886
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 79%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 50
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 13,666

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 46
  •       K: 951
  •       1: 992
  •       2: 1054
  •       3: 1033
  •       4: 1081
  •       5: 1109
  •       6: 1211
  •       7: 1201
  •       8: 1170
  •       9: 1074
  •       10: 1041
  •       11: 857
  •       12: 836
  •       Other: 10

Community

Harrison County

Total Population: 208,080

  •       Males: 101,683
  •       Females: 106,397

Growth: 11.21%
Number of Households: 69,384
Median Income: $47,505

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 70,129 71,036 141,165 5%
Black or African American 25,288 28,656 53,944 29%
Asian-American 2,689 3,314 6,003 11%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 124 94 218 -27%
Native American and Alaska Native 506 503 1,009 -4%
Hispanic American 6,019 5,581 11,600 17%
Two or more races 2947 2794 5,741 31%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 89.28%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 54%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 62%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.8 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 312 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 17.2
Mathematics: 17.4
Reading: 18.2
Science: 18.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 51.1%
Mathematics Proficiency: 31.3%
English Proficiency: 38.5%
Science Proficiency: 46.6%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,155
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,367
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Harrison Central High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,721.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,721

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,092

Federal

Per-student Spending: $529

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