Calumet High School

Claimed
1/10
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Reviews
25
Grades
9-12
Students
663
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
1/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
6%
State avg: 44%
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Algebra I
17%
State avg: 70%
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English
57%
State avg: 79%
Details
8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
783
State avg: 989
Average ACT score
17
State avg: 22
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Equity
Environment
Students
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White
38%
Black
33%
Hispanic
24%
Two or more races
4%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
321 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
69%
State avg: 85%
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25 Reviews
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Neighborhood
3900 Calhoun Street
Gary, IN 46408
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