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William Henry Harrison High School

Public | 9-12 | 1301 students

 
 

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Posted August 8, 2012

Iam wondering how you go about gettig to the High school,since they have no bus service , Hoven ,Ohio


Posted October 2, 2011

I think this school is one of the better ones in our tri-state area. Most other schools are don't have what Harrison offers. and that would be a good education. most other schools are too busy messing with deliquients or worry about the money problem. At Harrison, they do all that stuff , but they keep the kids education a top priority. Just this year they've added more classes than cut them because they were looking out for us. Some of those new classes are JR. ROTC, Principles of Biomedical Sciences, Human Body Systems, Astrology, and others. I"m telling you they are looking out for us.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 18, 2009

Great community, great school district. Teachers involved and caring. I know as a teacher in another disrtrict we have a well kept secret.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2008

I am very happy with the education that our kids receive at the high school level when it comes to special needs/learning disabilities program. Mr. Roth is an excellent teacher. He is a compassionate person and true leader in his department.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2007

WHHHS isn't what i would consider to be a very great school. Firstly, technilogically we are about 20 years behind every other school in the Cincinnati area. Just this year they started doing attendence and grades through a computer system? Hello, its 2007. Like stated in one review, the administration really needs to straighten their priorities when it comes to spending. When it comes to AP courses offered at this school and the ranking system in general, this school is completely clueless. Even with these operation and administration flaws, the teachers are great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 11, 2007

Harrison High school is the best! Here we learn very important aspects of life. Everyone I know loves this school and if I could change one thing about it I wouldn't change anything-- well besides the fact of getting up at 6:00 to come here--actually I dont even know if I'd change that.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 3, 2007

In my opinion Harrison high school is not a very good school.Yes teaching wise it is good.But in other ways it is not.They have their priorities mixed up.Last year when the levee failed they cut back on art classes and one teacher switched to another school so he would have a job in case his current job at Harrison would end.And a few months after this the school found enough money to go and buy smoke detectors for the bathrooms so they could find out when students was smoking in the bathroom.To me this wasn't number 1 on the list of things we needed.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 28, 2004

Harrison High School is a really great school. I went there and the teaching is awesome. I would never want to go to another school.
—Submitted by a former student


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About these ratings

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.
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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86%

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84%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

258 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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80%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

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85%

2010

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

2012

 
 
90%

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92%

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82%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabled49%
Non-disabled94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female93%
Male84%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Disabled54%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students80%
Female84%
Male76%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Disabled28%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
Female87%
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabled49%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Writing

All Students88%
Female93%
Male82%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Disabled58%
Non-disabled94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

 
102 (2011)
 
100 (2010)
 
102 (2009)
 
99 (2008)

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About the tests


Ohio uses the Performance Index to provide an overall indication of how well students perform on its standardized tests each year. The Performance Index scores are based upon how well each student does on all tested subjects in grades 3 through 8 and 10. Schools and districts earn anywhere from 1.2 points for each student scoring at the advanced level to zero points for each untested student. The Performance Index ranges between 0 and 120, with 100 as the statewide goal for all students.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

No Value-Added data was reported for this school.

About the tests


In 2010-2011, the Ohio Department of Education used the Value-Added Measure to show how much growth students made on the Ohio Achievement Test since the last school year. The state expects that student test scores will show an average year's worth of growth compared to test scores from the previous year. Ohio's Value-Added Measure is not the same as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), a federal measure which uses different criteria.

Source: Ohio 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:

22%
of schools in the state are Below average
54%
of schools in the state are Average
24%
of schools in the state are Above average

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

The graphs below compare this school's results in each area to other schools in the district and state.

Test score rating 20131What's this?

Test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in Ohio. Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

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College readiness rating 20132What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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ACT participation

68%

Average ACT score

22

Graduation rate

87%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores, ACT participation (% of 11th graders taking the ACT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 74%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
Black N/A 16%
Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A47%
Female 47%N/A49%
Male 53%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 15%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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9860 West Rd
Harrison, OH 45030
Phone: (513) 367-4169

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