Hardin County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 14,756 students in Hardin County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Hardin County School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hardin County School District are Howevalley Elementary School, Lincoln Trail Elementary School and East Hardin Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hardin County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Hardin County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
27 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
14,756 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
887 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Hardin County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 172 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#103 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hardin County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
56%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.40
# American Indian Students
38 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
203 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,201 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
7%
# Black Students
2,129 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
15%
10%
# White Students
9,906 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
67%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
108 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,171 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
631
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
898
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,080
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,034
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,037
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,145
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,149
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,114
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,069
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,075
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,215
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,169
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,104
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,024
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
12
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,382 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,297 is less than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$168 MM
$28 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$167 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,382
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hardin County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,297
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hardin County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Hardin County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Howevalley Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8450 Hardinsburg Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 862-3287
Grades: PK-5
| 301 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Trail Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3154 Bardstown Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 737-7227
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #33.
East Hardin Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
129 College St
Glendale, KY 42740
(270) 369-7370
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #44.
Vine Grove Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
309 First St
Vine Grove, KY 40175
(270) 877-5410
Grades: 1-5
| 496 students
Rank: #55.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
265 Learning Place Ln
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 862-4516
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
Heartland Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2300 Nelson Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-8930
Grades: PK-5
| 655 students
Rank: #77.
G C Burkhead Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1323 St. John Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-5983
Grades: PK-5
| 775 students
Rank: #88.
James T Alton Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Country Club Rd
Vine Grove, KY 40175
(270) 877-2135
Grades: 6-8
| 654 students
Rank: #99.
Rineyville Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
275 Rineyville School Rd
Rineyville, KY 40162
(270) 737-7371
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #1010.
West Hardin Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10471 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 862-3924
Grades: 6-8
| 555 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Crossroads Treatment Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
854 Tunnel Hill Church Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 360-0428
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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
| 17 students
Rank: #1313.
New Highland Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
110 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 737-6612
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #1414.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
151 Horseshoe Bend Rd
Sonora, KY 42776
(270) 369-8460
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1515.
Central Hardin High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3040 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
(270) 737-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,893 students
Rank: #1616.
John Hardin High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
384 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-8906
Grades: 9-12
| 855 students
Rank: #1717.
Bluegrass Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
170 W A Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-2658
Grades: 6-8
| 550 students
Rank: #1818.
North Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Trojan Way
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-3340
Grades: 6-8
| 652 students
Rank: #1919.
North Hardin High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S Logsdon Parkway
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 351-3167
Grades: 9-12
| 1,581 students
Rank: #2020.
Meadow View Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1255 West Vine St
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-0500
Grades: 1-5
| 500 students
Rank: #2121.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 S Woodland Dr
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-5828
Grades: 1-5
| 555 students
Rank: #2222.
Radcliff Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1145 S. Dixie Blvd
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 352-3350
Grades: 1-5
| 471 students
Rank: #2323.
College View Campus
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
521 Charlemagne Blvd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 234-5732
Grades: 3-12
| 180 students
Early College And Career Center
Vocational School
200 University Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-7930
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health Systems
Alternative School
3909 S. Wilson Road
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 351-9444
Grades: 1-12
| 25 students
1080 S. Logsdon Parkway
Radcliff, KY 40160
(270) 351-4464
Grades: PK-K
| 631 students
Spectrum Care Academy
Alternative School
461 Fowler Lane
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 234-0591
Grades: 3-9
| 7 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Hardin County
  • 65 W A Jenkins Rd, Elizabethtown, KY, 42701
  • (270) 769-8800
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 14,756 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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