Details overview

Hours 07:35 AM - 02:25 PM
School leader Lisa Baxter
District Davenport Community School District
Transportation options Yes


Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Harrison School is where all students are successful learners. We believe that: • we are here to assist students in meeting individual needs • our students will develop academically, socially, emotionally and physically • learning takes place in a caring atmosphere where all of us work as a team • students will acquire the basic tools to be productive and responsible citizens
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing


Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
including: Band
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None


including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Special education program details Davenport Community School district offers a wide range of programming opportunities for students across a wide range of special needs (or disabilities) ages 3 to graduation. Our commitment is to develop an individualized program based on the need of the student. The program will be provided in the least restrictive environment, based on the plan developed. Visit for more information.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Traumatic brain injury
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details The schools above provide intensive ESL programs to their English Language Learners, delivered by specially trained ESL teachers and paraeducators. Instruction varies individually according to language proficiency and academic needs. Visit for more information.

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Student diversity

  This school State average
White 67% 81%
Black 12% 5%
Hispanic 11% 9%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 48%
N/A 54% 52%
Male 54% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 39%
Source: See notes


Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 05:30 PM


Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Wood Intermediate School
  North High School
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Davenport Community Schools implements the Olweus Bully Prevention Program K-12 throughout the District. This program is the most researched and the best-known bullying prevention program available today. It is proven to reduce bullying by up to 70% when implemented with fidelity. Visit for more information.


including: Coach(es)
Staff Behavioral health specialist
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher


Transportation details Http://
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation
Paid public transportation


Application/ enrollment process details On-line and in person registration available.
Learn more Http://
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application


Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012