420 E Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Harlan Elementary School serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Harlan Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Harlan Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Harlan Elementary School's student population of 262 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Harlan Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harlan Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
88%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 50%)

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