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Harrison County High School

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Posted April 1, 2005

I agree about the issue of clothing but what is worse is they are more worried about the appearance of the school. They want us students to be like robots with our shirts tucked in and no hoodies and no jackets. The only people that know's your name is the teachers that you have had or that you have now the principal although nice does not associate with the students as much as he should. One bad apple ruins it for everyone at that school and i cant wait to get out.....The only really good things about that school is your friends the staff isnt worried about the students so we have to worry about ourselves. My question with the race issue is when will the parents step in on both sides and teach your children to respect eveyone.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 15, 2004

The new assistant this year is not ready for high school responsibilities. She needs to address more important issues than clothes. When she does address clothes, she should follow the code she sets. Example, low cut tops and short skirts. Also, coats should be allowed to be on till you enter the building when it is cold. Yes, take them off then but not outside the door.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 51% in 2013.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

237 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
38%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

219 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
30%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Language Mechanics

All Students50%
Female55%
Male46%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students28%
Female29%
Male27%
African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Writing

All Students48%
Female59%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2011.

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
38%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Until 2010-2011, Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. Beginning in 2011-2012, Kentucky switched to the K-PREP and EOC exams.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 36% in 2013.

216 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
28%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 36% in 2013.

247 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II

The state average for English II was 56% in 2013.

234 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
42%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 51% in 2013.

222 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
46%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

All Students30%
Female30%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Students31%
Female27%
Male34%
African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students43%
Female49%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Students48%
Female49%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 81%
Black 3% 11%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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320 Webster Ave
Cynthiana, KY 41031
Phone: (859) 234-7117

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