Harlan High School

  • Harlan High School serves 506 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 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 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 23%.

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

School Overview

  • Harlan High School's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harlan High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harlan High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#43 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
93%
77%
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Diversity Score0.130.24
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlan Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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