Gary Hardin Academy serves 148 students in grades 10-12.
Gary Hardin Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 10-12
- Enrollment: 148 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 18%
- Graduation Rate: 60-64% (Btm 50% in TN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education
Gary Hardin Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:
Gary Hardin Academy's student population of 148 students has grown by 76% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gary Hardin Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gary Hardin Academy is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#890 out of 1721 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gary Hardin Academy's ranking?
Gary Hardin Academy is ranked #890 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Gary Hardin Academy often compared to?
Gary Hardin Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Gatlinburg Pittman High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gary Hardin Academy?
The graduation rate of Gary Hardin Academy is 60-64%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 89%.
How many students attend Gary Hardin Academy?
148 students attend Gary Hardin Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Gary Hardin Academy students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gary Hardin Academy?
Gary Hardin Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Gary Hardin Academy offer ?
Gary Hardin Academy offers enrollment in grades 10-12
What school district is Gary Hardin Academy part of?
Gary Hardin Academy is part of Sevier County School District.
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