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Harrisonburg High School

Public | 9-12

 
 

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2 reviews of this school


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Posted July 21, 2009

I was very disappointed to see how little this school had to offer its students in comparison to the scores it received on the LEAP. There is very little parent involvement and substandard academics.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2008

Harrisonburg High is the place. Even thought we have a Class C school, they have the best teams throughout the parish
—Submitted by a student


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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 64% in 2010.

31 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

31 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
45%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
64%
English II

The state average for English II was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
69%
English III

The state average for English III was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the End-Of-Course (EOC) tests to test grade high school students in English 2, English 3, biology 1, algebra 1 and geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

Source: LA Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 47%
Black 13% 45%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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P. O. Box 710
Harrisonburg, LA 71340
Phone: (318) 744-5273

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