Skip to Main Content
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Harrisburg School District is an above average, public school district located in Harrisburg, SD. It has 4,176 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 54% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.
About Harrisburg School District...
Address
200 Willow St
Harrisburg, SD 57032
Telephone
(605) 743-2567
Website

Harrisburg School District Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
54%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1330
11 responses
Average ACT
26
157 responses

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,176
Free or Reduced Lunch
12.6%
Do You Work at Harrisburg School District? Claim Your School District Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school district's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$38,120
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.6%

Finances

Total Expenses
$52,189,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,447/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    6%

Harrisburg School District Reviews

19 reviews
All Categories
The Harrisburg School District is a very generous and proactive district. They have implemented a new "customized learning" option in the high school that allows students to complete coursework with flexibly in pacing, learning ability, and difficulty of coursework. While some criticize the school for the amount of freedoms and difficulties in communication that this program has had, many praise it for the opportunities it has provided students who want to reach their full potential. Overall, my experience with the Harrisburg School District has been a very positive one with an incredibly helpful and comforting staff and an innovation in how high schools are run.
Start Your Review of Harrisburg School District
Rate It!
Harrisburg is a great school district to be apart of. I have spent my whole elementary, middle, and high school career in this district and I have loved every part of it. It allows for a small town school feel while still being a large school. The community is amazing and is always around to help people. Every teacher i've had throughout the entirety of my education has been amazing and has helped me in countless ways.
I loved it at Harrisburg! The faculty members were so wonderful! I still go back to visit some of my teachers, the office workers, and Principles. My mom is also a middle school teacher there. They are always so welcoming and were very understanding with the school side of it. They cared more about getting to know you on a personal level than just giving you an education. I am getting my degree in elementary education and this is the school district that I want to work in because of the amazing experience I had as a student. I want my teachers to become my coworkers.