Hammond High School

Hammond High School serves 825 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
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 56% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 825 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 825 students
Hammond High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Hammond High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hammond High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Hammond High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hammond High School Asian (1988-1997)
Hispanic
38%
9%
Hammond High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
48%
13%
Hammond High School Black (1988-2012)
White
7%
71%
Hammond High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hammond High School Sch Ethnicity Hammond High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.73
Hammond High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
79%
41%
Hammond High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Hammond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,742 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name City Of Hammond School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 13,742 1,613
 City Of Hammond School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 56% 79%
 City Of Hammond School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $187 MM $21 MM
District Spending $165 MM $18 MM
 City Of Hammond School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,762 $13,002
 City Of Hammond School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,251 $11,056
 City Of Hammond School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Area Career Center (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Area Career Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Area Career Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hammond Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    5727 Sohl Ave
    Hammond , IN , 46320
    (219)933-2428
    Vocational School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Hammond Lew Wallace Elementary School
    6235 Jefferson Ave
    Hammond , IN , 46324
    (219)933-2479
    0.4  mi  |  426  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hammond Henry W Eggers Elem/md School
    5825 Blaine Ave
    Hammond , IN , 46320
    (219)933-2449
    0.5  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hammond Lafayette Elementary School
    856 Sibley St
    Hammond , IN , 46320
    (219)933-2472
    0.6  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hammond Maywood Elementary School
    1001 165th St
    Hammond , IN , 46324
    (219)933-2477
    0.8  mi  |  370  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Hammond, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.67, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Hammond is Hammond Academy Of Science & Technical. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.