Harrison High School
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Freshman Academy

Harrison High School’s Freshman Academy is a transitional program to provide ninth graders a foundation for success in all aspects of high school. Research shows that the academy concept eases students’ transition from middle to high school as they adjust to their new surroundings. Teachers work to monitor student progress and provide both academic tutoring and structure through a curriculum that is conducive to the learning styles of freshmen.

Freshman Academy Staff

Amanda Shaw
Assistant Principal

Gillian Moody
Counselor
Blog

Leanna Kor
Clerk

The Freshman academy

Our Freshman Academy opened in 2014 and is a three-story classroom building addition to Harrison High School with over 90,000 square feet and a capacity of over 700 students. The academy offers: 

  • 6 English and Language Arts Classrooms
  • 6 Mathematics Classrooms
  • 8 Science Classrooms and Laboratories
  • 6 Social Studies Classrooms
  • 2 World Languages Classrooms
  • 1 Language Lab for World Languages Classes
  • 2 Health Classrooms
  • 2 Special Education Classrooms
  • 1 Multipurpose Classroom
  • 3 Computer Labs
  • Cafeteria
  • Office Space for the Freshman Academy administrators