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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Elizabethtown, KY
Students enrolled: 1,006

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384 West A. Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

(270) 769-8906
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February 16, 2010
Our school is gaining more of a bad reputation, and for the most part this is for good reason. The administration is lacking in many regards. Nothing is really enforced, and the well behaved honor students are treated as second priority under the trouble makers. The upset of this year is that the attendance final exemption policy has been taken back, which would be understandable if any of the students or parents had had a say in the matter. That was the policy we all signed for when we signed the beginning of the year handbooks, so it shouldn't be taken away without consent. This is the latest in the long line of decisions John Hardin has made under the new administration that have hindered student progress, starting with the Freshman academy and the unweighted AP classes. We have some really strong teachers, but some things need to change at JHHS.

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November 07, 2009
John Hardin High School is the greatest school because there are many classes and clubs.

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January 07, 2009
I completely agree with the student who said the attitudes of many John Hardin students need a tune-up. The problem is rude students and those students who have total disrespect towards one another and school personnel. This is a problem common to teens and high schools; however, in the past such attitudes of rudeness and disrespect were not tolerated at John Hardin. This situation has totally gotten out of hand and the leaders of this school had better grab the reins quick. I am a native Hardin Countian and I love our schools. Our educational system is exceptional. One of the things that make it exceptional is the students- who for the most part are kind, friendly, and supportive to one another and their school personnel. This is quickly becoming not true at John Hardin. I do have faith that the leaders of John will find a solution to this problem.

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November 04, 2008
As for as academics, John Hardin is a good school. The AP classes are difficult and I worked hard for my grades. But I believe that student life and additude is equally important as academics. Students at JHHS were rude and cliques were a major problem. It was rare to go a week without seeing a fight break out in the hallways. Disipline and respect are a major issue at this school and hindered my learns, as well as my high school experience. I eventually transferred high schools.

- submitted by a student

April 28, 2008
John Hardin is a newer school. I would recommend it to anyone in the E-town area. I went there for a few years and am proud to say I went to that school. The teachers were excellent and they have all sorts of after-schools clubs and things to help you and your child get involved.

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February 27, 2008
Great school with good parent involvement. I am proud to say my son attends John Hardin!

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May 25, 2006
i think its a great school. but i think they are a little strict on certion things. overall its a good school.

- submitted by a student

August 04, 2005
I have two children attending John Hardin and they are well behaved, polite honor students. We as a family not only understand, but also encourage perfect attendance. There are times when missing school become necessary and a parent should be able to make that decision. The requirement to take a final examine should it become necessary to miss a class is over the top. What idiot ever came up with that? If that is the best we as intelligent adults can come up with we have failed. Our children have to be educated, but if continued abuse of school authority becomes the norm we will have to go elsewhere. Please tell me I am wrong and this policy does not exist!

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March 08, 2005
I think that its a good school overall although I think that their too strict on some things and not on others. The teachers are great and they help us kids out. ...Mrs. Wheeler & Mrs. Hobbs are the best!!. They help us out whenever we need hep & they also can relate to us..they need a raise! Lol j/j. Actually they deserve one.

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September 15, 2004
Personally, I like the idea of 'Moving Zones', which prevent students from loitering in the already crowded areas. Lack of loitering prevents trouble such as fights and other dangerous activities that could harm everyone. Wonderful school!

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October 28, 2003
It's a great school, but the 'Moving Zone' signs make the students feel like Middle Schoolers. The school only offers the basic after school sports, and football, baseball, and basketball are the only sports that are really suported! I would love to see more than one teacher contact the parents. My child says that she likes the block classes. Even though this means she has to earn more credits!

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John Hardin High School
384 West A. Jenkins Rd, Elizabethtown, KY  42701
(270) 769-8906
Last modified John Hardin High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John Hardin High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top