GreatSchools Rating

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

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Rating Breakdown
Test score rating10
The test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in the state. Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISTEP and End of Course Assessment results.
College readiness rating9
The college readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond. This rating is based on composite SAT scores, SAT participation (% of graduates taking the SAT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12.
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State Rating

Indiana uses the A through F School Grading System to assess the overall performance of a school. For the 2013-2014 school year, schools were graded based on performance and participation levels in state standardized tests and student growth using the Indiana Growth Model. In addition, high schools were graded on four-year (on-time) graduation rates and college and career readiness indicators including Advanced Placement exam results and industry certification exam results.

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Facts (and fiction) about school test scores

They're never the whole story, but test scores do offer important information about a school. If you know how to dig deeper.

Test scores

The bar charts below tell what percentage of students are performing at or above grade-level.

Indiana End-of-Course Assessments (ECAs)

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Biology I


Algebra I

About the test

In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

International tests

OECD Test for schools (based on PISA)

Subject Score (out of 1000)
Reading 544
Math 535
Science 547

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  • Schools and districts across the nation are invited to participate in the OECD Test for Schools (based on the internationally respected PISA exam). This exam enables individual high schools to benchmark their students’ performance against that of their international peers. It is a unique assessment that measures students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and gathers information about student attitudes toward learning and perceptions of the school environment. In each test subject, the score for each participating country is the average of all student scores in that country. The average score among OECD countries is 500 points. About two-thirds of students across OECD countries score between 400 and 600 points.
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College readiness

The path to college

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AP courses and testing

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College entrance testing

SAT score
This school's average
Average ACT score (1-36 scale)
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Graduates starting college

  This school State average
Graduates who enroll in college immediately after high school graduation 77% 64%
Graduates who need remediation, or help strengthening basic skills 15% 31%
College-going students who enroll for a second year 82% 75%
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College first year

Average first year GPA (out of 4.0) for graduates in-state
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State average
Average number of units completed in first year for graduates in-state
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State average
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OECD Test for schools (based on PISA) AmericaAchieves, 2013-2014
The path to college IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
AP courses and testing Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
College entrance testing IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
The SAT IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
The ACT IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
Graduates starting college IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
  Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Indiana Dept. of Education, 2010-2011
College first year IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012