Central Hardin High School

3040 Leitchfield Road
Cecilia, KY 42724



The mission of Central Hardin High School, in partnership with the student, home, and community, is to ensure through personal attention, effective leadership, and dedicated service, that all students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for success.


We believe that the individual has intrinsic worth.

We believe that all people have the ability and the need to learn.

We believe that all children have a right to safety, love, and learning.

We believe that a high-quality, public system of education open to all is imperative for society to flourish.

We believe that diversity strengthens society and should be honored and protected.

We believe that broad, informed participation committed to a common good is critical to democracy.

We believe that humanity prospers when people work together.

We believe that the culture of an organization is a major factor shaping individual attitudes and behaviors.

We believe that shared values and common goals shape and change the climate of healthy organizations.

About Us:

Central Hardin High School is located on the outskirts of Elizabethtown, a city of approximately 22,500. It is one of three high schools in the Hardin County School System. The school is a school-based decision-making school. The council of twelve members, including two administrators, six teachers, and four parents, began operation in December 1995.

Central Hardin was established as a high school in 1990. West Hardin High School and East Hardin High School were consolidated to form Central Hardin. East Hardin and West Hardin Middle Schools are feeder schools for Central Hardin’s enrollment of approximately 1,850. Central Hardin offers numerous Advanced Placement and Dual Credit opportunities through partnerships with Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Campbellsville University, and Western Kentucky University.

Economy of the community is based on agriculture/farming, industry, service jobs, medical, small business, and military. The community is served by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The community is very supportive of the school; each year, hundreds of volunteers log tens of thousands of hours to help maintain and improve the school.

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