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North Harrison Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 535 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted Monday, April 14, 2014

North Harrison Middle School is a great school to go to. Our teachers are very hard-working and are always trying new ways to help their students learn. A lot of teachers make school seem fun. Our school has very good sports teams such as the marching band, the cheerleading squad, the track team, and many others. Our school has a very nice band program that is better than any I've ever seen or heard of. The school lunches are healthy and delicious. There are many class options to choose from. I love our school, North Harrison Middle School.


Posted July 2, 2011

This school NHMS has a lot of problems, in particular BULLYING that is sometimes even administer by teachers! Just check out story on channel 3 news! Would love to see this school turn things around but needs a lot of work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

The teachers there are awesome and have really helped my child to excel!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2005

North Harrison needs to focus more on the well being of the students and stop worrying so much about what is the more money effeciant thing to do. The security cameras are a joke. Take the recent incident in the middle school. Who are they protecting, their reputation or the students.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 22, 2005

This school gives great learning opportunities and opens a new era of things to explore and learn from it has a wonderful learning atmosphere and is a great place to send children even their elementary school and their upper elementary school and also their high school. I went there for only a year and a half but I learned more there and different things there than I will ever know and evem attempt to know here in Russellville and North Harrison even offers more electives and has an overall better review than most schools from grade school and up.
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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85%

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85%

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86%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

182 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 74% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 76% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 70% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "D".

About the tests


Indiana uses the A through F School Grading System to assess the overall performance of a school. For the 2011-2012 school year, schools were graded based on performance and participation levels in state standardized tests and student growth using the Indiana Growth Model. In addition, high schools were graded on four-year (on-time) graduation rates and college and career readiness indicators including Advanced Placment exam results and industry certification exam results.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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How schools in the state rate:

20%
of schools in the state are Below average
55%
of schools in the state are Average
25%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISTEP and End of Course Assessment results.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 72%
Hispanic 2% 10%
Multiracial 1% 4%
American Indian 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Black 0% 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 43%N/A46%
Special education 19%N/A14%
English learners 0%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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