H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School

1501 East 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201
(317) 226-4101
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 571 students 20 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

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55%
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Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Indianapolis Public Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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49%
76%
90%
55%
82%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Indianapolis Public Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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39%
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64%
25%
46%

End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
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  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School is a public middle school in Indianapolis. The principal of H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School is James Larkin and can be contacted at larkinja@myips.org. 571 students go to H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 19% of the H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 92% of the 571 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School is 20:1. Holy Cross Central School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 42% 20%
Black, non-Hispanic 34% 53%
White, non-Hispanic 22% 21%
Multiracial 2% 5%
Asian 0.5% 0.6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.01%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 84%
Limited English proficiency 19% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    I am a student at Harshman and some of the things that happen at this school are insane.People talk about vile things I prefer not to say what.It's absolutely disturbing.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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