Harlan Independent School District
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 3 public schools in Harlan Independent School District, serving 782 students. Harlan Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
- Public schools in Harlan Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 56% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
- Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).
- The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Kentucky public school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Harlan Independent School District|
|School District Phone Number||(606) 573-8700|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (KY)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||1,534 Schools|
|# of Students||782 Students||680,978 Students|
|# of Teachers||45 Teachers||42,120 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||16:1|
- Harlan Independent School District, which is ranked within the9/, top 20% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.10
- The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (KY)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||839 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||9 Students||12,135 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||11 Students||45,801 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||32 Students||71,831 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||691 Students||523,010 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||850 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||38 Students||26,512 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||101||29,493|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||50||44,058|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||63||50,518|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||45||49,479|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||50||51,350|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||54||52,328|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||60||52,669|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||54||51,102|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||42||50,249|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||47||50,293|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||61||53,687|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||57||50,822|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||56||48,739|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||42||45,593|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||598|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $8,762 in this school district is less than the state average of 10455. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $9,826 is less than the state average of $10,373. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (KY)|
|Total Revenue||$8 MM||$4 MM|
|Spending||$9 MM||$4 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$8,762||10455|
|Spending / Student||$9,826||10373|
Harlan Independent School District Public Schools (2020-21)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Harlan Elementary School 420 E Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
Grades: K-4 | 262 students
- Harlan High School 420 E Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
Grades: 5-12 | 419 students
- Sunshine School304 Surgener St
Harlan, KY 40831
Grades: PK | 101 students
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