Harlan High School

2102 Durant
Harlan, IA 51537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Harlan High School serves 514 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Harlan High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Harlan High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Harlan High School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Harlan High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harlan High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#50 out of 1232 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlan Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harlan High School is Ahstw Secondary School (12.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harlan Community Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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