New Palestine High School

New Palestine High School serves 1,099 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
New Palestine High School operates within the Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District.
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 1099 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,099 students
New Palestine High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % New Palestine High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
New Palestine High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade New Palestine High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 23:1 18:1
New Palestine High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
New Palestine High School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
96%
71%
New Palestine High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
New Palestine High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.08 0.27
New Palestine 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.
12%
41%
New Palestine 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.
4%
8%
New Palestine High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District's student population of 3,283 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,765 in this district is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,862 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,283 1,472
Southern Hancock County Com  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 81%
Southern Hancock County Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $19 MM
Southern Hancock County Com  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $30 MM $16 MM
Southern Hancock County Com  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,765 $12,273
Southern Hancock County Com  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,862 $10,163
Southern Hancock County Com  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Franklin Central High School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Doe Creek Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Palestine Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • New PalestineNew Palestine Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 625 students
    0.4 miles
    4801 South 500 West
    New PalestineIN 46163
    (317)861-5287
    0.4PK-6625
  • New PalestineDoe Creek Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 538 students
    2.4 miles
    2279 South 600 West
    New PalestineIN 46163
    (317)861-4487
    2.47-8538
  • New PalestineSugar Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 738 students
    2.4 miles
    2337 South 600 West
    New PalestineIN 46163
    (317)861-6747
    2.4PK-6738
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    Grades: 5-6 | 604 students
    5 miles
    10925 East Prospect St
    IndianapolisIN 46239
    (317)869-1327
    55-6604
  • IndianapolisCreston Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 620 students
    5 miles
    10925 East Prospect St
    IndianapolisIN 46239
    (317)532-6800
    57-8620

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