Harlan High School

420 E Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Harlan High School serves 419 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 16:1 is equal to 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).

School Overview

Harlan High School's student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 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 0.22, 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 DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
88%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.40
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlan Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harlan High School is Harlan County High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James A. Cawood Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harlan Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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