West Harrison Community School District

Coordinates: 41°42′32″N 96°01′03″W / 41.709025°N 96.017404°W / 41.709025; -96.017404

West Harrison Community School District is a rural public school district headquartered in Mondamin, Iowa.[2]

West Harrison Community School District
West Harrison CSD logo.png
Location
Harrison and Monona counties
United States
Coordinates41.709025, -96.017404
District information
TypeLocal school district
GradesK-12
SuperintendentMarty Fonley
Schools2
Budget$5,584,000 (2015-16)[1]
NCES District ID1930960 [1]
Students and staff
Students311 [1](2018-19)
Teachers23.93 FTE [1]
Staff38.66 FTE [1]
Student–teacher ratio13.00 [1]
Athletic conferenceRolling Valley
District mascotHawkeye
ColorsBlack and White    
Other information
Websitewww.westharrison.school

Located in sections of Harrison and Monona counties, the district serves the municipalities of Mondamin, Little Sioux, Modale, Moorhead, and Pisgah.[3] It also serves River Sioux.[2]

HistoryEdit

In the early 1960s, the district was established.[4]

The current school building opened in 1994.[2]

On July 1, 2004, the East Monona Community School District was dissolved, with portions going to other school districts.[5] 33% of the former district, including the City of Moorhead, was given to West Harrison.[6]

SchoolsEdit

  • West Harrison Elementary
  • West Harrison Middle School / High School

West Harrison High SchoolEdit

AthleticsEdit

The Hawkeyes compete in the Rolling Valley Conference in the following sports:[7]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (boys and girls)
  • Cross Country (boys and girls)
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Track and Field (boys and girls)
    • Boys' - 1970 Class B State Champions [8]
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Cheerleading

Fight SongEdit

We're lo- yal to you black and white, you're the col-ors for which we will fight! We will al-ways stand fast, We will fight to the last, keep-ing those col-ors float-ing free! Go crash-ing a-head, black and white, you're the col-ors for which we will fight! Our team is the stout protect-or, our team will be the vic-tor, Vic-t'ry to you black and white! GO YOU HAWK-EYES FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT! vic-t'ry to you black and white!

Extracurricular ActivitiesEdit

  • Lego League
  • FCCLA
  • Speech

AcademicsEdit

In 2014 West Harrison Community School District received and honor of recognition from the U.S. News & World Report in May. Out of a total of 349 schools West Harrison was selected as one on the top 98 school districts in Iowa. West Harrison was awarded a bronze placing. West Harrison made the list for due to the student teacher ratio and test score proficienies of math(91%) and reading(88%).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "West Harrison Comm School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "School Map." West Harrison Community School District. Retrieved on July 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "West Harrison." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 16, 2018.
  4. ^ "Our School." West Harrison Community School District. January 25, 2001. Retrieved on July 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 20, 2018.
  6. ^ Boyce, Brien T. (2003-09-25). "End of the road for East Monona". Daily Non Pareil. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  7. ^ "Rolling Valley Conference". Rolling Valley Conference. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  8. ^ 2020 Track & Field State Book

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