District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Harlan Community School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Harlan Community School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Harlan Community School District

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Parent / Guardian
September 15, 2023
As an alumni and now with kids in the district, I’ve been impressed with the schools on every level. Teachers have been helpful and supportive. For a small town you aren’t going to find better.
Current student
December 13, 2018
I have been to many schools throughout my life and never have had to experience such trauma than at Harlan Community. This school's education system is already going down the drain. I recommend not... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
April 14, 2015
This school is not that great. They just put on a haughty front. These coaches train their athletes to think that they are better than everyone else and making the students preppy. Totally not a great... More
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