Harrison School District (Arkansas)

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Harrison School District
Location
110 South Cherry Street
Harrison, Arkansas 72601

United States
Coordinates 36°13′46″N 93°06′46″W / 36.22957°N 93.11267°W / 36.22957; -93.11267Coordinates: 36°13′46″N 93°06′46″W / 36.22957°N 93.11267°W / 36.22957; -93.11267
District information
Type Public
Grades K–12
Superintendent Stewert Pratt[1]
Budget $21.6 million (2010-2011 academic year)[2]
Students and staff
Enrollment 2,788 (2009-2010 academic year)[3]
Student-teacher ratio 13.87 (2009-2010 academic year)[3]
District mascot Golden Goblins
Colors Blue and Gold          
Other information
Newspaper Goblin Noise
Website harrison.k12.ar.us

Harrison School District No. 1 is a public school district in Boone County, Arkansas, United States which serves the city of Harrison along with other unincorporated areas within the county. The Harrison School District serves one large contiguous area and a smaller non-contiguous area in the southeast portion of the county.[4]

Schools[edit]

  • Harrison High School[5]
  • Harrison Middle School
  • Eagle Heights Elementary School
  • Forest Heights Elementary School
  • Skyline Heights Elementary School
  • Woodland Heights Elementary School
  • Harrison Alternative School

Harrison Senior High School[edit]

Harrison Senior High School serves ninth through twelfth grades throughout the Harrison School District. Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total enrollment in the school was 598 and total full-time teachers was 48.40, with a teacher/student ratio of 12.36.[6]

Harrison Middle School[edit]

Harrison Middle School serves fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grades throughout the Harrison School District. Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total enrollment in the school was 425 and total full-time teachers was 24.70, with a teacher/student ratio of 17.21.[7] The Harrison Middle School was dedicated in February, 2005.[8]

Eagle Heights Elementary School[edit]

Eagle Heights Elementary School offers preschool through fourth grade. Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total enrollment in the school was 188 and total full-time teachers was 19.20, with a teacher/student ratio of 9.79.[9]

Forest Heights Elementary School[edit]

Forest Heights Elementary School offers kindergarten through fourth grade. Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total enrollment in the school was 366 and total full-time teachers was 21.90, with a teacher/student ratio of 16.71.[10] In mid-2011, an addition was completed at Forest Heights Elementary School as part of a $5 million facilities project which included other elementary schools in the district.[11] In 2011, the school was nationally recognized with the top honor by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) as a National Blue Ribbon School.[12]

Skyline Heights Elementary School[edit]

Skyline Heights Elementary School offers kindergarten through fourth grade. Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total enrollment in the school was 415 and total full-time teachers was 25.60, with a teacher/student ratio of 16.21.[13]

Woodland Heights Elementary School[edit]

Woodland Heights Elementary School offers kindergarten through fourth grade. Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total enrollment in the school was 133 and total full-time teachers was 11.80, with a teacher/student ratio of 11.27.[14]

Board of Education[edit]

The Harrison School District Board of Education is composed of seven elected members. Elections are staggered. Regular meetings are held monthly.[15] Parents and other members of the public may listen but may not speak or ask any questions during Harrison School Board of Education meetings.[16][17] Current board members include:

  • Bill Boswell
  • Jon Burnside
  • Wordna Deere
  • Karen Dezort
  • Gwen Hoffman
  • Joe Melton
  • John Sherman

Staffing[edit]

Based on the 2009-2010 academic year, the total full-time staff of the Harrison School District was 433. The total full-time teachers was 201. The total number of non-teaching staff (including 9 administrators) was 232.[18]

History[edit]

Preschool began to be developed in the Harrison School District in 2006.[19]

On February 25, 2010, the Harrison School District Board of Education announced the appointment of Dr. Melinda Moss as superintendent, effective July 1, 2010. She served as assistant superintendent and was selected out of four finalists.[20]

Demographics[edit]

Within the geographic area covered by the Harrison School District, there were 4,624 individuals under the age of 18, during the 2009-2010 academic year.[21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration - HPS District". www.harrisongoblins.org. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
  2. ^ "2011-2012 Yearly Budget" (PDF). Harrison School District. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  3. ^ a b "District Details (2009-2010 school year): Characteristics". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  4. ^ School District Reference Map (2010 Census): Boone County, AR (PDF) (Map). US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-01-21.
  5. ^ "Harrison School District Schools List". Harrison School District. Archived from the original on 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  6. ^ "Harrison Senior High School Details". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  7. ^ "Harrison Middle School Details". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  8. ^ White, James L. (2005-02-14). "400 at Harrison Middle School dedication". Harrison Daily Times. Harrison, Arkansas: Harrison Daily Times. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  9. ^ "Eagle Heights Elementary School Details". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  10. ^ "Forest Heights Elementary School Details". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  11. ^ "Harrison school board meets at Forest Heights tonight". Harrison Daily Times. Harrison, Arkansas: Harrison Daily Times. 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  12. ^ "National Blue Ribbon Schools". Arkansas Department of Education. Archived from the original on 2013-03-26. Retrieved 2012-12-15.
  13. ^ "Skyline Heights Elementary School Details". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  14. ^ "Woodland Heights Elementary School Details". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  15. ^ "Harrison School District Board of Education". Harrison School District. Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  16. ^ "Harrison School District Board of Education Policies: Meetings" (PDF). Harrison School District. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  17. ^ Harrison School Board (2012), Agenda Information, Agenda Information, Harrison School Board
  18. ^ "District Details (2009-2010 school year): Staff". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  19. ^ White, James L. (2006-02-26). "Harrison School developing its own preschool". Harrison Daily Times. Harrison, Arkansas: Harrison Daily Times. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  20. ^ "Harrison promotes Moss to superintendent". Harrison Daily Times. Harrison, Arkansas: Harrison Daily Times. 2010-02-27. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  21. ^ "District Details (2009-2010 school year): Census". National Center for Educational Statistics. Retrieved 2012-01-22.

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