420 E Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Harlan High School serves 358 students in grades 5-12.
Harlan High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harlan High School's student population of 358 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Harlan High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 High School is 0.27, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#429 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
85%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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