Hammond High School

Hammond High School serves 780 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Hammond High School operates within the City Of Hammond School District.
The school district's 58% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 780 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 780 students
Hammond High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hammond High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Hammond High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hammond High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Hammond High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
40%
10%
Hammond High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
49%
12%
Hammond High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
7%
71%
Hammond High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Hammond High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hammond High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.27
Hammond High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
41%
Hammond High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
8%
Hammond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,528 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,978 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,086 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name City Of Hammond School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 13,528 1,472
 City Of Hammond School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 81%
 City Of Hammond School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $190 MM $19 MM
 City Of Hammond School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $163 MM $16 MM
 City Of Hammond School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,978 $12,273
 City Of Hammond School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,086 $10,163
 City Of Hammond School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Area Career Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry W Eggers Elem/md School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lew Wallace Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HammondArea Career Center
    Vocational School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-125727 Sohl Ave
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2428
    0.29-12n/a
  • HammondLew Wallace Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 412 students6235 Jefferson Ave
    HammondIN 46324
    (219)933-2479
    0.4PK-5412
  • HammondHenry W Eggers Elem/md School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 727 students5825 Blaine Ave
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2449
    0.56-8727
  • HammondLafayette Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 502 students856 Sibley St
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2472
    0.6PK-5502
  • HammondColumbia Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 293 students1238 Michigan St
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2461
    0.8KG-5293

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