Ratings

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
College readiness rating5
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 and SAT participation (% of graduates taking the SAT) from 2011-12, and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2013-14.
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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)


Showing results for all students

Biology I

English

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

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress Plus


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English Language Arts

Math

Science

English Language Arts

Math

Social Studies

English Language Arts

Math

About the test

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. Currently GreatSchools profiles are displaying 2014 results for English language arts and math only. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education


College readiness

The path to college

This school
State
85%
GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL
90%


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AP courses and testing

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College entrance testing

SAT score
1027
This school's average
Average ACT score (1-36 scale)
19
This school's average
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The SAT

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The ACT

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Where graduates go after high school

  This school State average
Graduates who enroll in college immediately after high school graduation 100% 64%
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Colleges students typically attend after graduation DePauw University
  Indiana University
  Purdue University
% Graduates going to a 4 year college 100
For the year 2013

Sources

The path to college IN Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
AP courses and testing Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
College entrance testing IN Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
  IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
The SAT IN Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
The ACT IN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
Where graduates go after high school National Student Clearing House, 2012-2013