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  • 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.
  • The top ranked public schools in Harlan Independent School District are Harlan Elementary School and Harlan High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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.

Overview

School District NameHarlan Independent School District
School District Phone Number(606) 573-8700
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
# of Schools3 Schools1,534 Schools
# of Students782 Students680,978 Students
# of Teachers45 Teachers42,120 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

  • Harlan Independent School District, which is ranked within the
    9/
    10
    , top 20% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harlan Independent  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 2017-18 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 Harlan Independent  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harlan Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.220.40
# of American Indian Students1 Student839 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students9 Students12,135 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students11 Students45,801 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# of Black Students32 Students71,831 Students
% Black Students
4%
10%
# of White Students691 Students523,010 Students
% White Students
88%
77%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a850 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students38 Students26,512 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:10129,493
# of Students in Kindergarten:5044,058
# of Students in 1st Grade:6350,518
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4549,479
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5051,350
# of Students in 4th Grade:5452,328
# of Students in 5th Grade:6052,669
# of Students in 6th Grade:5451,102
# of Students in 7th Grade:4250,249
# of Students in 8th Grade:4750,293
# of Students in 9th Grade:6153,687
# of Students in 10th Grade:5750,822
# of Students in 11th Grade:5648,739
# of Students in 12th Grade:4245,593
# 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 DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
Total Revenue$8 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harlan Independent  School District and average revenue for each school distric in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$9 MM$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Harlan Independent  School District and average spending for each school distric in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,76210455
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harlan Independent  School District and average revenue per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,82610373
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harlan Independent  School District and average spending per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Harlan Independent School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Harlan Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , 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:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    420 E Central St
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606) 573-8750

    Grades: 5-12 | 419 students
  • Sunshine School
    304 Surgener St
    Harlan, KY 40831
    (606) 573-8714

    Grades: PK | 101 students
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