Harding High School

1500 Harding Hwy East,

Marion, OH, 43302-4523

Tel: (740)223-4701
Grades: 9-12

1,009 students

Harding High School serves 1,009 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Harding High School operates within the Marion City School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 1009 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,009 students
Harding High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Harding High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Harding High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Harding High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Harding High School Asian (1993-2010)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Harding High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
7%
17%
Harding High School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
73%
Harding High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harding High School Sch Ethnicity Harding High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.29 0.22
Harding High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
37%
Harding High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Harding High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,081 students has grown by 42% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Marion City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 7,081 1,089
Marion City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 87%
Marion City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $12 MM
Marion City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $11 MM
Marion City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,168 $10,997
Marion City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,528 $10,473
Marion City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rushmore Academy (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Marion City Digital Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion City Digital Academy (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marion Marion City Digital Academy
    Charter School
    910 East Church St
    Marion , OH , 43302
    (740)223-4417
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Marion Rushmore Academy
    Charter School
    910 East Church St
    Marion , OH , 43302
    (740)387-2043
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Marion George Washington Elementary School
    400 Pennsylvania Ave
    Marion , OH , 43302
    (740)223-3883
    1.1  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marion Tri-rivers Career Center
    Vocational School
    2222 Marion Mount Gilead Rd
    Marion , OH , 43302
    (740)389-4681
    Vocational School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Marion Benjamin Harrison Elementary School
    625 Brightwood Dr
    Marion , OH , 43302
    (740)223-4999
    1.8  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Marion, OH 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 0.02, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Marion is Frances Slocum Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.