Harrisburg school information

IndexHarrisburgArkansasNational
Average Test Scores19%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools486079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Harrisburg, AR educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Harrisburg public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 31% lower than than the Arkansas average and 61% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harrisburg public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.3% have completed high school, 7.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Harrisburg are 61% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Harrisburg.
  • 78.4% of people in Harrisburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.3% of people in Harrisburg have completed high school.
  • 7.9% of people in Harrisburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Harrisburg

IndexHarrisburgArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade78.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school75.3%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college34.4%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.4%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.9%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Harrisburg (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bay, AR1,95631%38%
Weiner, AR74527%45%
Trumann, AR7,14322%55%
Cherry Valley, AR92921%58%
Harrisburg, AR2,41919%61%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Great Barrington, MA2,41969%41%
Houston, MO2,42045%9%
Marcus Hook, PA2,42032%35%
Naples, UT2,42047%5%
East Douglas, MA2,42070%41%
Harrisburg, AR2,41919%61%
Source: The Harrisburg, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.