District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Valparaiso Community Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Valparaiso Community Schools at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Academic Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Valparaiso Community Schools

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Parent / Guardian
January 29, 2024
I went to four school districts in my lifetime and this was by far the most balanced education I received. I felt the teachers cared and the ability to get involved in whatever you wanted was... More
Current student
September 27, 2023
I am a current student at TJMS and I would like to say Mr Benke, Mrs Olsen, Mrs Tone, Mrs Highland, Mrs Such, Mr Rooks, Mrs Janowiak, are all awesome. I like this school but there are some problems.... More
Parent / Guardian
April 21, 2023
For the review that stated “I liked the school at first but have began to dislike it because for what the school is given, in terms of funding, it’s ridiculous the WiFi is terrible, sports overrule... More
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