District Summary Ratings

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

Top 5 Schools in This District

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

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less 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.


District Calendar


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.


Reviews From Schools in Harnett County School District

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Current student
February 15, 2024
The kids are disrespectful and most of the teachers seem like the job has got on their nerves and ruined them in the worst way possible. There are a few teachers that are acceptable and cool. Fights... More
Review for Dunn Middle
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 09, 2024
My granddaughter is in the fourth grade and attend this school. I have been informed that she is eleven projects behind. My question is, why weren’t her parents informed before she got that far... More
Review for Highland Elementary
Parent / Guardian
February 04, 2024
We love Overhills:) Nothing but good experiences for us and safe environment.
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