North Hardin High School

  • North Hardin High School serves 1,531 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 49%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • North Hardin High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 22%.
  • North Hardin High School operates within the Hardin County School District.
  • Hardin County School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Kentucky state average of 89%.

Top Placements

North Hardin High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • North Hardin High School's student population of 1531 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,531 students
North Hardin High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %North Hardin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
North Hardin High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeNorth Hardin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • North Hardin High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1251 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Hardin High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
North Hardin High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
2%
North Hardin High School Asian Students (1994-2016)
Hispanic
11%
6%
North Hardin High School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
27%
11%
North Hardin High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
54%
78%
North Hardin High School White Students (1989-2016)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
North Hardin High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth Hardin High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.25
North Hardin High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
89%
North Hardin High School Graduation Rate (2013-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
54%
North Hardin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
North Hardin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of North Hardin High School is Hardin County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Hardin County School District's student population of 14,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,842 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,110 is less than the state average of $10,284. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameHardin County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    29
    6
    Number of Students Managed14,7192,337
    Hardin County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    49%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    56%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    89%
    District Total Revenue$143 MM$24 MM
    District Spending$147 MM$24 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,842$10,365
    District Spending / Student$10,110$10,284
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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