Harlan County Public Schools

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(14)
High
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(8)
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There are 14 public schools in Harlan County, Kentucky, serving 5,204 students.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky state average of 19%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Harlan County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • EvartsBlack Mountain Elementary School
    1555 Hwy 215
    EvartsKY40828
    (606)837-2214
    333 students | Gr. PK-8
  • CawoodCawood Elementary School
    51 Nola St
    CawoodKY40815
    (606)573-2502
    361 students | Gr. PK-8
  • CumberlandCumberland Elementary School
    322 Golf Course Rd
    CumberlandKY40823
    (606)589-2511
    613 students | Gr. PK-8
  • HarlanCumberland Technical - Harlan Campus High School
    Vocational School
    164 Ballpark Rd
    HarlanKY40831
    (606)573-1506
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • EvartsEvarts Elementary School
    132 Keister St
    EvartsKY40828
    (606)837-2386
    452 students | Gr. PK-8
  • BledsoeGreen Hills Elementary School
    123 West Hwy 221
    BledsoeKY40810
    (606)558-3533
    193 students | Gr. PK-8
  • BaxterHarlan County High School
    4000 North Us Hwy 119
    BaxterKY40806
    (606)574-2020
    1117 students | Gr. 9-12
  • HarlanHarlan Elementary School
    420 East Central St
    HarlanKY40831
    (606)573-8715
    321 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Harlan
    Harlan High School
    420 East Central St
    HarlanKY40831
    (606)573-8750
    477 students | Gr. 5-12
  • Harlan
    James A. Cawood Elementary School
    279 Ball Park Rd
    HarlanKY40831
    (606)573-5029
    386 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Harlan
    Kentucky Technical - Harlan Regional Technical Center
    Vocational School
    164 Ball Park Rd
    HarlanKY40831
    (606)573-1506
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • BaxterRosspoint Elementary School
    132 Hwy 522
    BaxterKY40806
    (606)573-4600
    388 students | Gr. KG-8
  • HarlanSunshine School
    304 Surgener St
    HarlanKY40831
    (606)573-8714
    132 students | Gr. PK
  • WallinsWallins Elementary School
    993 Hwy 219
    WallinsKY40873
    (606)664-3444
    431 students | Gr. PK-8

County Statistics

About Harlan County County Statistics (KY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 29,182 people 4,336,364 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 15%
Median Household Income $26,563 $34,984
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Did You Know?
Harlan County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.08, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.33. The most diverse school district in Harlan County is Harlan Independent School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or in the USA.