Details overview

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

Programs

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

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

9
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Tutoring
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 http://www.davenportschools.org/our-departments/special-needs-exceptional-education-programs/ 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
Deaf-blindness
Deafness
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 http://www.davenportschools.org/academics/english-as-a-second-language-esl-program/ for more information.

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

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

Extracurriculars

Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

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 http://www.davenportschools.org/family-and-student-resources/family-services/olweus-bullying-prevention-program/ for more information.

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation details Http://www.davenportschools.org/our-schools/transportation-services/
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation
Paid public transportation

Enrollment

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

Sources

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