Jennings County High School

Jennings County High School serves 1,487 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Jennings County High School operates within the Jennings County s School District.
Jennings County s School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 1487 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,487 students
Jennings County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jennings County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Jennings County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jennings County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 17:1 18:1
Jennings County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Jennings County High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
94%
71%
Jennings County High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Jennings County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.12 0.27
Jennings County High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
36%
41%
Jennings County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
12%
8%
Jennings County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jennings County s School District's student population of 4,697 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 60% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,791 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,076 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Jennings County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,697 1,472
Jennings County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 81%
Jennings County s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $19 MM
Jennings County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $57 MM $16 MM
Jennings County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,791 $12,273
Jennings County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,076 $10,163
Jennings County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Jennings County Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jennings County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Vernon Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North VernonJennings County Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 742 students
    0 miles
    820 West Walnut
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)346-4940
    07-8742
  • North VernonNorth Vernon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 729 students
    0 miles
    810 West Walnut
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)346-4903
    0KG-6729
  • North VernonJennings County Education Center
    Grades: 7-12
    0.5 miles
    1200 West O And M Ave
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)346-2905
    0.57-12n/a
  • North VernonSand Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 477 students
    4 miles
    1450 West Cr 500 North
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)352-9343
    4PK-6477
  • Hayden Hayden Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 272 students
    5.4 miles
    55 South Cr 685 West
    HaydenIN 47245
    (812)346-2813
    5.4KG-6272

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5.0  1/25/2011
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