Harker Heights High School in Harker Heights, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,383
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    343 3.4
  • Ranking

Harker Heights High School is a public school in Harker Heights, Texas. It has 2,383 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 84% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 343 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 343 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: some of the changes made with the switching of principals has made it hard for some students to focus on their education.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It is the best High school in KISD. We, for the most part, all get along.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Basketball & Football usually get full support
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Overall Experience: Rather would like to have been at Shoemaker
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: Use to be delicious, but its been getting worse

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.33 Robert M. Shoemaker High School Public
Metroplex School Public, Alternative

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Killeen High School 5 mi. 2,190
2.33 C.E. Ellison High School 6 mi. 2,430
2.33 Robert M. Shoemaker High School 9 mi. 2,104
4.00 Belton High School 11 mi. 2,543
3.33 Copperas Cove High School 16 mi. 2,178

Around Harker Heights High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Harker Heights High School United States Belton High School C.E. Ellison High School Copperas Cove High School Killeen High School Robert M. Shoemaker High School
White 36.0% 51.0% 56.0% 22.0% 48.0% 22.0% 18.0%
African American 29.0% 15.0% 7.0% 38.0% 23.0% 39.0% 45.0%
Hispanic 22.0% 25.0% 31.0% 26.0% 18.0% 27.0% 25.0%
Multiracial 6.0% 2.8% 2.0% 6.0% 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 1.0% 4.0% 2.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.3%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 24.8%
Grade 12 22.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 61% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 21% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 29% Sports
  • 29% Prominence of sports & band
  • 10% Debate, Wrestling, and soccer club
  • 10% School spirit
  • 10% Theatre Program
  • 6% The students, the way the adults care and help
  • 4% Over all it is a good school
  • 2% Cafeteria food

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 36% Students who disrespect teachers
  • 13% Large bit of childishness
  • 11% Small bit of childishness
  • 9% Too many students, not enough room
  • 9% The attitudes of some of the teachers
  • 7% Performing Arts Orchestra Building too small
  • 4% Cafeteria Food
  • 4% Cleanliness
  • 4% Overall a very good school
  • 2% Some rules

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 25 responses

  • 24% Only Orchestra in the District
  • 16% Unique
  • 16% Choir
  • 16% Diverse classes. best althetics.
  • 8% Band
  • 8% Not as bad as other schools
  • 4% Only prominent speech team in the area
  • 4% We have classes no one else offers
  • 4% Excellent JROTC program.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 33% Interesting
  • 33% Melting pot
  • 11% Awks
  • 11% Unique diversity. full of amazing talent all aroun
  • 7% Regular
  • 4% Good fine arts

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 46% Be open
  • 33% Join Clubs
  • 21% Go to tutoring

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 65% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.