• School Closings/Delays:

    Per Gov. Beshear's recommendation, Hardin County Schools will be closed through May 1, 2020.  Non-tradtional instructional days will continue until at least May 1.  Please check our social media channels regularly and the Coronavirus Information link below for updates.

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The HCS staff misses its students. The HCS Child Nutrition team is doing an amazing job with meal distribution. North Hardin High School teachers going through packets of student work. HCS staff working together to distribute meals delivered to students. Preschool teachers practice social distancing while visiting their students during this break. Ms. Thurman at Rineyville Elementary has her NTI strategies complete. Students in the EC3 Health Science lab learn about drawing blood. Preschool students at Lakewood Elementary manage a bakeshop in their dramatic play center!.

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changes to food distro eff apr 6 2020
HCS MAKES CHANGES TO MEAL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES FOR COVID-19 BREAK Read More
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COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO FUND SENIOR MEAL PROGRAM DURING COVID-19 CRISIS Read More
student work for nti link
LINK TO STUDENT WORK FOR NTI DAYS Read More
info on nti
HARDIN COUNTY SCHOOLS RELEASES PLAN REGARDING CLOSURE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC Read More
CLOSED THROUGH APRIL 17
SCHOOL OUT UNTIL APRIL 17, 2020 Read More
covid-19 concerns
HCS FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS GIVEN BY HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS REGARDING COVID-19 Read More
career pathways
HCS CREATES ADDITIONAL CAREER PATHWAYS FOR STUDENTS Read More
strategic plan release
NEW STRATEGIC PLAN IS IN PLACE FOR HARDIN COUNTY SCHOOLS Read More
WELCOME WEST POINT
HCS TO MERGE WITH WEST POINT INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS Read More
Kindergarten readiness
GET READY FOR KINDERGARTEN Read More
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Reminder about Kindergarten Enrollment

Per Kentucky law, all children must be enrolled in and attend school between the ages of 6 and 18. Children can enter primary school at age 5, but only if their 5th birthday is on or before August 1 of the current school year. 

A child who is 5 years old or who turns 5 by August 1st may attend school. A child who is 6 years old or who turns 6 by August 1, must attend school.

Preschool programs are available for eligible 3- and 4-year-old children as well.

CLICK HERE for information on Kindergarten enrollment