Top 5 Best Harrison County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,850 students in Harrison County, KY (there are 1 private school, serving 71 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Harrison County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Harrison County, KY are Harrison County High School, Harrison County Learning Center and Westside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Harrison County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Harrison County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Harrison County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harrison County High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
320 Webster Ave
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7117
Grades: 9-12
| 835 students
Rank: #22.
Harrison County Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
320 Webster Ave
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-2395
Grades: 6-12
| 34 students
Rank: #33.
Westside Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1585 Ky Hwy 356
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7115
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #44.
Harrison County Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
269 Education Dr
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7123
Grades: 6-8
| 650 students
Rank: #55.
Southside Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
106 Education Dr
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7120
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
Rank: #66.
Eastside Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1226 Us Hwy 62 E
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7121
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #77.
Northside Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2415 Us Hwy 27 N
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7114
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students
Rank: n/an/a
Harrison County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
327 Webster Ave.
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-5286
Grades: 8-12
| 6 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Harrison County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Harrison County, KY include Harrison County High School, Harrison County Learning Center and Westside Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Harrison County, KY?
8 public schools are located in Harrison County, KY.
What percentage of students in Harrison County, KY go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Harrison County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Harrison County, KY?
Harrison County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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