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Harker Heights High School
  • Public
  • HARKER HEIGHTS, TX

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade C minus
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Harker Heights High School is an above average, public school located in HARKER HEIGHTS, TX. It has 2,571 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1120
533 responses
Average ACT
23
107 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$74,839
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$936
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$201,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 63 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 63 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 159 responses
  • Homecoming week
    31%
  • Sport Events
    22%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Choir shows
    9%
  • Plays
    8%
  • Video Announcements
    5%
  • JROTC events
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,571
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 69 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 69 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 69 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,612
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.3%
51%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 86 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 86 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 86 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,315 / year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 96 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 96 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 96 responses

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