Harding High School

  • Harding High School serves 973 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Harding High School's student population of 973 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harding High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harding High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#960 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harding High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
50%
24%
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Black
39%
13%
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White
11%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harding High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harding High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.590.43
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Graduation Rate
63%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harding High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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