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  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,433
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    239 3.4

Harker Heights High School is a public school in Harker Heights, Texas. It has 2,433 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 74% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 239 reviews written and they have been mixed.

1001 Fm 2410
Harker Heights TX 76548
(254) 336-0800

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Reviews
3.4 from 239 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Everyone is always excited about games at the school, especially football games.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Resources & Facilities: Technology is becoming more prevalent in classroom instruction.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers are very helpful and friendly.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Food: There's a lot of variety. You're bound to find what you want.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I used to be a very quiet, shy person (and I still am to some extent), but by being involved in so many of the school's clubs, I've learned to come out of my shell.

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Skipcha Elementary School Public
3.33 Mountain View Elementary School Public
3.66 Union Grove Middle School Public
1.66 Eastern Hills Middle School Public
4.00 Nolanville Elementary School Public
2.33 Harker Heights Elementary School Public
2.33 Timber Ridge Elementary School Public
3.00 Liberty Hill Middle School Public
4.00 Cedar Valley Elementary School Public
Haynes School Middle School Public, Alternative
2.33 Hay Branch Elementary School Public
2.33 Ira Cross Jr. Elementary School Public
Elementary Alternative Learning Center Public, Alternative
3.33 Richard E. Cavazos Elementary School Public
Haynes School High School Public, Alternative
New Beginnings Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Killeen High School Public
2.66 Saegert Elementary School Public
1.00 Trimmier Elementary School Public
St. Joseph Catholic School Private, Religious
1.66 Manor Middle School Public
1.66 Rancier Middle School Public
3.00 Brookhaven Elementary School Public
Grace Lutheran School Private, Religious
Memorial Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.33 Clifton Park Elementary School Public
2.33 C.E. Ellison High School Public
2.00 Peebles Elementary School Public
1.66 Fowler Elementary School Public
3.33 East Ward Elementary School Public
Richard Milburn Academy - Killeen Public, Charter, Alternative
Destiny Academy Public, Charter, Alternative
3.33 Charles E. Patterson Middle School Public
1.00 Nolan Middle School Public
2.00 Bellaire Elementary School Public
Transformative Charter Academy Public, Charter, Alternative
3.00 Reeces Creek Elementary School Public
2.00 West Ward Elementary School Public
1.66 Pershing Park Elementary School Public
1.66 Sugar Loaf Elementary School Public
2.66 Meadows Elementary School Public
1.33 Palo Alto Middle School Public
3.00 Venable Village Elementary School Public
1.66 Maxdale Elementary School Public
1.00 Willow Springs Elementary School Public
1.33 Live Oak Ridge Middle School Public
1.33 Clear Creek Elementary School Public
2.33 Iduma Elementary School Public
3.66 Salado High School Public
Metroplex School Public, Alternative
2.00 Robert M. Shoemaker High School Public
3.66 Salado Junior High School Public
4.00 Salado Intermediate School Public
Thomas Arnold Elementary School Public
3.66 Clarke Elementary School Public
2.33 Smith Middle School Public
1.33 Southwest Elementary School Public
4.00 Sparta Elementary School Public
2.33 Belton Middle School Public
3.00 Montague Village Elementary School Public
3.00 Duncan Elementary School Public
3.66 Belton High School Public
3.00 Oveta Culp Hobby Elementary School Public
1.00 Miller Heights Elementary School Public
Henry T. Waskow High School Public, Alternative
3.33 Leon Heights Elementary School Public
1.00 Tyler Elementary School Public
Belton Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Audie Murphy Middle School Public
4.00 Lakewood Elementary School Public
3.33 Lake Belton Middle School Public
3.33 Joe M. Pirtle Elementary School Public
2.66 Mae Stevens Elementary School Public
2.33 Jarrell Middle School Public
3.00 Copperas Cove Junior High School Public
3.00 Tarver Elementary School Public
2.66 C.R. Clements/Hollie Parsons Elementary School Public
2.66 Jarrell High School Public
2.33 Central Texas Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Florence Middle School Public
1.00 Bonham Middle School Public
1.33 Florence Elementary School Public
3.33 Hettie Halstead Elementary School Public
Crossroads High School Public, Alternative
2.33 Jarrell Elementary School Public
Cove Christian School Private, Religious
1.66 Cater Elementary School Public
2.00 Fairview-Miss Jewell Elementary School Public
3.00 Florence High School Public
4.00 Martin Walker Elementary School Public
3.00 S.C. Lee Junior High School Public
2.00 J.L. Williams/Lovett Ledger Elementary School Public
3.00 Copperas Cove High School Public
2.33 Thornton Elementary School Public
2.00 Western Hills Elementary School Public
1.00 Scott Elementary School Public
3.00 Kennedy-Powell Elementary School Public
1.00 Raye-Allen Elementary School Public
The Montessori School Private, Montessori
1.00 Travis Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Killeen High School 5 mi. 1,934
2.33 C.E. Ellison High School 5 mi. 2,353
2.00 Robert M. Shoemaker High School 9 mi. 2,186
3.66 Belton High School 11 mi. 2,396
3.00 Copperas Cove High School 16 mi. 2,090
2.66 Temple High School 18 mi. 2,119
3.66 Georgetown High School 27 mi. 2,143
3.00 Rouse High School 35 mi. 1,288
3.33 Stony Point High School 36 mi. 2,800
3.66 Round Rock High School 38 mi. 2,630

Around Harker Heights High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 50%
Female 49%

Overall Student Diversity

Harker Heights High School United States Killeen High School C.E. Ellison High School Robert M. Shoemaker High School Belton High School Copperas Cove High School Temple High School Georgetown High School Rouse High School Stony Point High School Round Rock High School
White 39.2% 51.6% 27.1% 26.0% 23.2% 60.8% 52.1% 34.7% 63.9% 62.9% 36.1% 55.1%
African American 30.9% 15.2% 43.8% 41.7% 49.5% 6.2% 27.1% 25.5% 4.1% 5.2% 15.5% 8.2%
Hispanic 20.6% 24.5% 21.9% 24.0% 23.2% 29.9% 15.6% 35.7% 30.9% 28.9% 41.2% 28.6%
Multiracial 5.2% 2.6% 4.2% 3.1% 2.1% 2.1% 3.1% 2.0% 0% 2.1% 3.1% 3.1%
Asian 4.1% 4.7% 3.1% 5.2% 2.1% 1.0% 2.1% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 4.1% 5.1%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.0%
Grade 10 27.1%
Grade 11 24.4%
Grade 12 21.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 57% Yes
  • 26% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 33% Prominence of sports & band
  • 22% Sports
  • 17% School spirit
  • 11% The students, the way the adults care and help
  • 6% Debate, Wrestling, and soccer club
  • 6% Theatre Program
  • 6% Cafeteria food

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 35% Students who disrespect teachers
  • 24% Small bit of childishness
  • 18% Performing Arts Orchestra Building too small
  • 6% Cafeteria Food
  • 6% Large bit of childishness
  • 6% Too many students, not enough room
  • 6% Cleanliness

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 40% Only Orchestra in the District
  • 20% Unique
  • 20% Band
  • 10% Only prominent speech team in the area
  • 10% Not as bad as other schools

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 64% Interesting
  • 18% Melting pot
  • 9% Awks
  • 9% Regular

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 73% Be open
  • 18% Join Clubs
  • 9% Go to tutoring