Harding Middle School

2002 Sunset Blvd,

Steubenville, OH, 43952-1381

Tel: (740)282-3481
Grades: 5-9

667 students

Harding Middle School serves 667 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Harding Middle School operates within the Steubenville City School District.

Overview

The student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 667 students
Harding Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Harding Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Harding Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Harding Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Harding Middle School Asian (1988-2004)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Harding Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
27%
17%
Harding Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
73%
Harding Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harding Middle School Sch Ethnicity Harding Middle 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.
0.58 0.79
Harding Middle 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.
57%
37%
Harding Middle 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.
6%
6%
Harding Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,896 students has grown by 20% over five years.
School District Name Steubenville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,896 897
Steubenville City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $28 MM n/a
Steubenville City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM n/a
Steubenville City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,447 $0
Steubenville City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,144 $0
Steubenville 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 Steubenville High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Follansbee Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wells Academy (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Steubenville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Wells Academy
    420 North 4th St
    Steubenville , OH , 43952
    (740)282-1651
    1.3  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Steubenville Steubenville High School
    420 North 4th St
    Steubenville , OH , 43952
    (740)282-9741
    1.3  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Steubenville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Garfield Elementary School
    936 North 5th St
    Steubenville , OH , 43952
    (740)282-5112
    1.4  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Steubenville Pugliese Elementary West
    435 John Scott Hwy Connector
    Steubenville , OH , 43952
    (740)264-1590
    1.5  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Weirton Lauretta B Millsop Primary School
    Legion And Swearingen
    Weirton , WV , 26062
    (304)748-7760
    2.2  mi  |  87  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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