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B-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
William Henry Harrison High School is a public school located in Evansville, IN. It has 1,116 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.
Address
211 Fielding Rd
Evansville, IN 47715
Telephone
(812) 477-1046

William Henry Harrison High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1100
104 responses
Average ACT
22
56 responses
AP Enrollment
10%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$36,956
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$738
National
$949
Median Home Value
$89,700
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
60%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.15 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
Report
  • Basketball games
    26%
  • Sports; Baseball, Basketball and Football
    21%
  • Senior activities
    17%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Rave for Riley
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,116
Free or Reduced Lunch
62%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.17 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.4%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,611/ year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
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William Henry Harrison High School Reviews

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I love the student body at William Henry Harrison High School. Everyone is so friendly there, and it is extremely easy to make new friends. There are also numerous way a student can get involved in different clubs or activities which I believe is an amazing opportunity. Sometimes I wish the school did not have such a strict dress code, but other than that this school is a fantastic high school!
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Harrison High School is a school for the average high school experience. Overall I am pleased with 97% of the teachers I've had. The counselors help a lot if you ask for it, they create multiple helpful resources to especially seniors who plan to attend college or even the workforce after high school. The lunch is terrible but ale cart suggestions make it better. A lot of the office staff isn't as friendly as one would wish either. I wish more opportunities for non-athletic students was available though. Overall Harrison is a decent high school.
Harrison had its ups and downs. Overall, everyone is very welcoming and one family. Being a warrior all four years taught me great leadership skills and improved my work ethic! The teachers never give up on the students who strive to do their best.