Harlan High School

2102 Durant
Harlan, IA 51537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Harlan High School serves 483 students in grades 9-12.
Harlan High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Harlan High School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Harlan High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Harlan High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#128 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harlan High School's ranking?
Harlan High School is ranked #128 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Harlan High School?
The graduation rate of Harlan High School is 95%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 87%.
How many students attend Harlan High School?
483 students attend Harlan High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Harlan High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harlan High School?
Harlan High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Harlan High School offer ?
Harlan High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Harlan High School part of?
Harlan High School is part of Harlan Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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