Hardin County School District

65 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Hardin County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 14,571 students in Hardin County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Hardin County School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
26 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
14,571 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
928 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Hardin County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#51 out of 172 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hardin County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hardin County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hardin County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hardin County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.44
# American Indian Students
28 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
200 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,315 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
8%
# Black Students
1,820 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
13%
11%
# White Students
9,676 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
66%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
102 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,430 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
621
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
1,048
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,059
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,050
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,030
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
920
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,041
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,042
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,046
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,159
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,364
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,147
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,092
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
935
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
17
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,589 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,111 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$183 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hardin County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$191 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Hardin County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,589
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hardin County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,111
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hardin County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Hardin County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Trail Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3970 Bardstown Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 737-7227
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #22.
Cecilia Valley Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
931 E. Main St.
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 862-3287
Grades: PK-5
| 377 students
Rank: #33.
G C Burkhead Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1323 St. John Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-5983
Grades: PK-5
| 819 students
Rank: #44.
East Hardin Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
810 New Glendale Rd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 369-7370
Grades: 6-8
| 752 students
Rank: #55.
Central Hardin High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3040 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 737-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,885 students
Rank: #66.
Heartland Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2300 Nelson Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-8930
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: #77.
Rineyville Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
275 Rineyville School Rd
Rineyville, KY 40162
(270) 737-7371
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #88.
West Hardin Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10471 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 862-3924
Grades: 6-8
| 556 students
Rank: #99.
Lakewood Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
265 Learning Place Ln
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 862-4516
Grades: PK-5
| 433 students
Rank: #1010.
James T Alton Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Country Club Rd
Vine Grove, KY 40175
(270) 877-2135
Grades: 6-8
| 671 students
Rank: #1111.
John Hardin High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
384 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-8906
Grades: 9-12
| 786 students
Rank: #1212.
Hardin County Day Treatment Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
643 Westport Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-8800
Grades: 6-12
| 14 students
Rank: #1313.
Creekside Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
151 Horseshoe Bend Rd
Sonora, KY 42776
(270) 369-8460
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #1414.
Vine Grove Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
309 First St
Vine Grove, KY 40175
(270) 877-5410
Grades: 1-5
| 501 students
Rank: #1515.
Bluegrass Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
170 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-2658
Grades: 6-8
| 593 students
Rank: #1616.
North Hardin High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S Logsdon Parkway
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 351-3167
Grades: 9-12
| 1,634 students
Rank: #1717.
North Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Trojan Way
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-3340
Grades: 6-8
| 590 students
Rank: #1818.
New Highland Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
110 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 737-6612
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #1919.
Meadow View Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1255 West Vine St
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-0500
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2020.
Radcliff Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1145 S. Dixie Blvd
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-3350
Grades: 1-5
| 378 students
Rank: #2121.
Woodland Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 S Woodland Dr
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-5828
Grades: 1-5
| 532 students
Rank: #2222.
College View Campus
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
521 Charlemagne Blvd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 234-5732
Grades: K-12
| 283 students
Rank: n/an/a
Early College And Career Center
Vocational School
200 University Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-7930
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health Systems
Alternative School
3909 S. Wilson Road
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 351-9444
Grades: 1-12
| 58 students
Rank: n/an/a
1080 S. Logsdon Parkway
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 351-4464
Grades: PK-K
| 638 students
Rank: n/an/a
Spectrum Care Academy
Alternative School
461 Fowler Lane
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 234-0591
Grades: 2-9
| 7 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Hardin County School District?
Hardin County School District manages 26 public schools serving 14,571 students.
What is the rank of Hardin County School District?
Hardin County School District is ranked #51 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Hardin County School District?
66% of Hardin County School District students are White, 13% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Hardin County School District?
Hardin County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Hardin County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,111 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 26 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,571 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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