School starts at 7:53 AM and it ends at 2:30 PM. Students go to school 183 days a year. State law requires 180 days, and the state average is about 181 days.
Students get 28 minutes for lunch. They do not have recess.
Harding High School serves students from Grade 9 to 12.
A total of 1105 students attended Harding High School in the 2013-14 school year. The breakdown by gender and race is below:
The ratio of students versus certified staff is below, broken down by type of staff member.
The total number of staff members is below.
The average age of general education teachers in 2012 was 45.3.
The average experience of general education teachers in 2012 was 13.4 years.
Administrators, Coordinators, Department Chairs are included in the breakdown below.
Teacher salaries are broken down by subject type below. Note that averages for the state and similar schools compare teachers across all grade levels.
Schools are classified in one of six categories, based on the progress of students in each school, as measured by test scores for the CMT and CAPT and high school graduation rates. The top classification is (1) Excelling, followed by (2) Progressing, (3) Transitioning, (4) Review, (5) Focus and (6) Turnaround. (More information here
This school was classified as Turnaround for the 2012-13 school year.
The average class sizes for high school are split by subject below.
The average class had 0.4 students in the 2012-13 school year. Here's how that breaks down by subject:
Below are the average daily attendance, broken down by subgroups: gender, high-need students and race.
High-needs student attendance is below. If the value is unavailable, then the school either a) does not have enough students in the category for the data to be released or b) does not have any students in that categorization.
This is the daily average attendance, by race. If the value is 0, then the school either a) does not have enough students in the category for the data to be released or b) does not have any students in that categorization.
At this school, 99.5 percent of students were eligible for free or reduced lunch in the 2013-14 school year.
Students whose families make less than 130 percent of the poverty level are eligible for free meals. Those whose families make between 130 and 185 percent of the poverty level are eligible for reduced lunch. (Poverty level for 2014 can be seen here
At some schools, 100 percent of the students are eligible because of the "Community Eligibility Provision
." If 40 percent of a school's students received free meals through a list of approved programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, all students at the school can receive free lunches and breakfasts without an application.
Students whose dominant language is not English. Note: The value of "5" indicates that five or fewer student speak the language.
In 2013, 30 percent of seniors took the SAT. Participation rate looks at how many seniors take the test.
In 2013, the average score was 1105.93. The SAT is graded on a 600-2400 scale, with each section (math, critical reading and writing) worth 800 points.
In the 2011-12 school years, this school had 47 full-time equivalent non-certified staff.
In 2011-12, the dropout rate was 7.2 percent.
The number of disciplinary incidents is broken down by the incidents and rate (per 1,000 students).
Below is the incident breakdown for the 2012-13 school year:
Schools must keep track of their media and technology resources and report them each year.
|Students per computer
|Pct connected to internet
|Pct connected to high-speed internet
|Pct of rooms connected to local area network
|Pct of rooms connected to internet
|Wireless network in school?
|Library in school?
|Volumes per student
|Computers in library media center
|Nonprint materials in library
The Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment tests students on physical skills.
For 15-year-olds, the typical age of tenth graders when the start they year, the standard range is as follow:
For males: Sit-and-reach is 8 inches or above, for 90-degree push-ups it is 16 to 35, for curl-ups it is 24 to 47, and for the one-mile run, it is 7 to 9 minutes.
For females: Sit-and-reach is 12 inches or above, for 90-degree push-ups it is 7 to 15, for curl-ups it is 18 to 35, and for the one-mile run, it is 8 to 10.5 minutes.