Harding High School

1500 Harding Hwy East

Marion, OH 43302-4523

Grades: 9-12

970 students

Harding High School serves 970 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% 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 970 students has declined by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 970 students
Harding High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Harding High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Harding High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 14:1 18:1
Harding High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Harding High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
9%
17%
Harding High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
82%
73%
Harding High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Harding High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Harding High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.32 0.22
Harding High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
n/a
34%
Harding High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Harding High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,987 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,168 is higher than the state average of $10,997. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,528 is less than the state average of $10,473. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Marion City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 6,987 905
Marion City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 64% 87%
Marion City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $12 MM
Marion City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $11 MM
Marion City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,168 $10,997
Marion City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,528 $10,473
Marion City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marion City Digital 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 Grades Students
  • MarionMarion City Digital Academy
    Charter School
    910 East Church St
    MarionOH 43302
    (740)223-4417
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 85 students                      
  • MarionRushmore Academy
    Charter School
    910 East Church St
    MarionOH 43302
    (740)387-2043
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 162 students                      
  • MarionGeorge Washington Elementary School
    400 Pennsylvania Ave
    MarionOH 43302
    (740)223-3883
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 399 students                      
  • MarionTri-rivers Career Center
    Vocational School
    2222 Marion Mount Gilead Rd
    MarionOH 43302
    (740)389-4681
    Vocational School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • MarionBenjamin Harrison Elementary School
    625 Brightwood Dr
    MarionOH 43302
    (740)223-4999
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 373 students                      

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