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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Harrison High School is a highly rated, public school located in Farmington Hills, MI. It has 1,083 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
Address
29995 West 12 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Telephone
(248) 489-3499
Website

Harrison High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1200
80 responses
Average ACT
25
117 responses
AP Enrollment
16%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$71,463
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,067
National
$949
Median Home Value
$216,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 79 responses
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  • Going to our football games
    27%
  • Spirt week
    19%
  • Homecoming week and dance
    18%
  • Dances
    9%
  • Marching band half time show participation
    8%
  • Senior prank
    8%
  • Soccer
    3%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,083
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,231
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.39 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.39 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.39 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$14,534/ year
National
$12,239
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.38 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.38 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.38 responses
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Harrison High School, locally, has a negative stigma attached to it. Harrison High School (HHS) sports the IB program which is an internationally known program for its rigor. Originally, this school was known as the "sports" school, but with more attention to academics through this program, this school has grown to get a lot more recognition in the academic department. I think the environment is very safe, and the teachers truly want to help each and every kid. The diversity at this school is amazing as well with almost 50% of the student population being minorities. However, there is little to no intermingling between the IB students and the "regular" kids. This leads to most of the IB students to have a superiority complex over the "regular" kids. This brings a rift in the student population and these two groups have no interactions to understand each others' sides. I believe if the school system could help close that rift, it would be beneficial to the school and to the kids.
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The school was interesting to attend. They had a lot of the usual stuff other high schools have, but the academics was a bit different. I initially joined the IB program, but it wasn't the great program that they sold me on in middle school. While the work was very challenging, that wasn't why I decided not continue with the program past my sophomore year. I found out that if you go through the whole program, but fail to successfully past diploma earning exams that you don't get a diploma or the up to 30 college credits that comes along with it. Harrison had a lot of sports and athletic activities, but since the school is going to close next year, a lot of kids stop playing sports and the school has merged certain sports with nearby schools.
I learned a lot at Harrison over the past few years. Harrison has helped me evolve into the young woman I am today. I appreciate all the teachers being hard on us because it prepared us for college. College readiness is essential for young adults transitioning from high school. I can’t wait to say I am a Harrison Alumni!