Hammond High School

Hammond High School serves 778 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 778 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 778 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
40%
10%
Black
49%
13%
White
7%
71%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.26
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.
82%
42%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,187 students has stayed relatively flat 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
3
Number of Students Managed 14,187 1,469
Graduation Rate 56% 79%
District Total Revenue $187 MM $21 MM
District Spending $165 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,762 $13,002
District Spending / Student $11,251 $11,056
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 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 Students Grades
  • HammondArea Career Center
    Vocational School
    5727 Sohl Ave
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2428
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HammondLew Wallace Elementary School
    6235 Jefferson Ave
    HammondIN 46324
    (219)933-2479
    0.4 mi | 422 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HammondHenry W Eggers Elem/md School
    5825 Blaine Ave
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2449
    0.5 mi | 753 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HammondLafayette Elementary School
    856 Sibley St
    HammondIN 46320
    (219)933-2472
    0.6 mi | 524 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HammondMaywood Elementary School
    1001 165th St
    HammondIN 46324
    (219)933-2477
    0.8 mi | 448 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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