Hardin Valley Academy

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11345 Hardin Valley Rd

Knoxville, TN 37932

(865) 690-9690

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,900

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

97 Parent Reviews for Hardin Valley Academy

PART 1 As a student that attends Hardin Valley let me give you some advice. Firstly, all over the walls and floors of HVA there are stains from several unknown substances. In the gym I have seen what appears to be snot smeared on the walls, in the bathroom something brown around the toilets, and many ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/11/14

Just six years ago, Hardin Valley Academy is Knox County's largest high school with just over 2,000 students, with its students divided into four academies- Business/Law/Public Affairs, Liberal Arts, Health Sciences, and STEM. HVA enables staff and students to collaborate on educational projects in all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/14

our Academy is wonderful community of students- all shapes, sizes, & smarts- and teachers- also all shapes, sizes, smarts and empathetic- , along with an administration ( both at HVA and in the county school system) who see the bigger picture in their planning of courses, advanced opportunities and academy ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/30/14

Dear the parent that made a comment in August, You have to realize that in August, the staff are overwhelmed with many schedule conflicts due to the school year starting, it happens in every school. The staff do not mock the students, they may joke around with the kids because it relieves tension and ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/25/14

HVA is absolutely the most progressive high school in the county. Moving into the zone to send our kids there is the best move ever. The administration has defined goals and an outstanding staff; the teacher, teaching methods, Academy approach are all focused toward the student excelling in a particular ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/13

We moved from the Farrugut school district with the hopes this school would be just as great. But it has been nothing but problems. First of all, the school is over crowded. They have to make multiple bus trips for the same route. The staff is less than stellar. They literally mocked my child because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/13

We moved to Knoxville from out of state, and have two daughters at Hardin Valley Academy. They have felt comfortable there from the first day. The kids have been nice to them, and even invited them to eat lunch the first day so they were not uncomfortable. It is a large school, but my girls do not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/13

Hardin Valley is communicating with parents, encouraging students to acheive, and working the academy program to it's fullest. Parents, this is a chance of a lifetime for your students and if each student took this seriously, there would be some great accomplishments come from this program. Keep up ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/13/10

I love this school to the their efforts in trying to give every student the opportunity to achieve a goal. A way to sucessed in graduate and get a scholarship for future education to college. The try to allow each student to leave their school with the idea they can and will go on the better themselves. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/12/10

It's great school with a caring administration and teachers.

Posted by a parent on 11/11/10

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Test Year: 2012
Hardin Valley Academy
Knox County School District
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science and social studies upon completion of relevant courses. This year they introduced two new exams in algebra II and English III. Students must pass the algebra I, English II and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate. The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Knoxville schools — Hardin Valley Academy is located at 11345 Hardin Valley Rd, Knoxville TN 37932. 11345 Hardin Valley Rd is in the 37932 ZIP code in Knoxville, TN The school district for Hardin Valley Academy is the Knox County School District. Hardin Valley Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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