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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 14 public schools in Harlan County, KY, serving 4,796 students.
  • Harlan County, KY public school have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Harlan County have an average ranking in the top 50% of Kentucky public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Harlan County, KY are Harlan Elementary School, James A. Cawood Elementary School and Black Mountain Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky public school average of 16:1.

Top Harlan County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Black Mountain Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1555 Hwy 215
    Evarts, KY 40828
    (606)837-2214

    Grades: PK-8 | 317 students
  • Cawood Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    51 Nola St
    Cawood, KY 40815
    (606)573-2502

    Grades: PK-8 | 275 students
  • Cumberland Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    322 Golf Course Rd
    Cumberland, KY 40823
    (606)589-2511

    Grades: PK-8 | 559 students
  • Cumberland Technical - Harlan Campus Vocational School
    164 Ballpark Road
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606)573-1506

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Evarts Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 30%
    132 Keister St
    Evarts, KY 40828
    (606)837-2386

    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
  • Green Hills Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    123 W Hwy 221
    Bledsoe, KY 40810
    (606)558-3533

    Grades: PK-8 | 154 students
  • Harlan County High School Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4000 N Us Hwy 119
    Baxter, KY 40806
    (606)574-2020

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,070 student
  • Harlan Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    420 E Central St
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606)573-8715

    Grades: K-4 | 262 students
  • Harlan High School Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    420 E Central St
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606)573-8750

    Grades: 5-12 | 419 students
  • James A. Cawood Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    279 Ball Park Rd
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606)573-5029

    Grades: PK-8 | 394 students
  • Kentucky Technical - Harlan Regional Technical Center Vocational School
    164 Ball Park Road
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606)573-1506

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rosspoint Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 50%
    132 Hwy 522
    Baxter, KY 40806
    (606)573-4600

    Grades: PK-8 | 399 students
  • Sunshine School
    304 Surgener St
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606)573-8714

    Grades: PK | 101 students
  • Wallins Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    993 Hwy 219
    Wallins Creek, KY 40873
    (606)664-3444

    Grades: PK-8 | 426 students
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