Jay County High School

2072 West Sr 67,

Portland, IN, 47371-9802

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

1,099 students

Jay County High School serves 1,099 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% 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 1099 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,099 students
Jay County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Jay County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jay County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
Jay County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Jay County High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Jay County High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
White
95%
71%
Jay County High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.10 0.45
Jay County 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.
32%
41%
Jay County 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.
12%
8%
Jay County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,604 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
4
Number of Students Managed 3,604 1,517
Jay  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 78% 79%
Jay  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $21 MM
Jay  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $41 MM $18 MM
Jay  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,523 $13,002
Jay  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $11,056
Jay  Corp 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 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
  • Portland Judge Haynes Elementary School
    800 High St
    Portland , IN , 47371
    (260)726-8890
    1.7  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Portland East Jay County Middle School
    225 East Water St
    Portland , IN , 47371
    (260)726-9371
    2.4  mi  |  569  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Portland General Shanks Elementary School
    414 Floral Ave
    Portland , IN , 47371
    (260)726-8868
    2.6  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Portland East Elementary School
    705 East Tallman St
    Portland , IN , 47371
    (260)726-9418
    2.8  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bryant Bloomfield Elementary School
    350 East 500 North
    Bryant , IN , 47326
    (260)726-9417
    6.2  mi  |  254  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Jay County, 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 0.10, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Jay County is Jay School Corp School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.