Jay County High School

2072 West Sr 67

Portland, IN 47371-9802

Tel: (260)726-9306
Grades: 9-12

1,114 students

Jay County High School serves 1,114 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Jay County High School operates within the Jay Corp School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1114 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,114 students
Jay County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Jay County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jay County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 16:1 17:1
Jay County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Jay County High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
White
96%
71%
Jay County High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Jay County High School Sch Ethnicity Jay County 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.
0.08 0.26
Jay County High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
32%
42%
Jay County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
13%
8%
Jay County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,503 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Jay Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 3,503 1,507
Jay  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 79%
Jay  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $46 MM n/a
District Spending $41 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $12,523 $0
Jay  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $0
Jay  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Fort Recovery High School (13 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Jay County Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Judge Haynes Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PortlandJudge Haynes Elementary School
    800 High St
    PortlandIN 47371
    (260)726-8890
    1.7 mi | 244 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PortlandEast Jay County Middle School
    225 East Water St
    PortlandIN 47371
    (260)726-9371
    2.4 mi | 561 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PortlandGeneral Shanks Elementary School
    414 Floral Ave
    PortlandIN 47371
    (260)726-8868
    2.6 mi | 304 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PortlandHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Elementary School
    705 East Tallman St
    PortlandIN 47371
    (260)726-9418
    2.8 mi | 244 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BryantBloomfield Elementary School
    350 East 500 North
    BryantIN 47326
    (260)726-9417
    6.2 mi | 246 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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