Jennings County High School

Grades: 9-12

1,496 students

Jennings County High School serves 1,496 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%.
Jennings County High School operates within the Jennings County s School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1496 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,496 students
Jennings County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Jennings County High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jennings County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 17:1 17:1
Jennings County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Jennings County High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
95%
71%
Jennings County High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Jennings County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Jennings County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.26
Jennings 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.
35%
42%
Jennings 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.
11%
8%
Jennings County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,918 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,783 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,864 is less than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Jennings County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,918 1,469
Jennings County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 79%
Jennings County s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $21 MM
Jennings County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $18 MM
Jennings County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,783 $13,002
Jennings County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,864 $11,056
Jennings County s School District 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 Jennings County Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jennings County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Vernon Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North VernonNorth Vernon Elementary School
    810 West Walnut
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)346-4903
    0 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 775 students                      
  • North VernonJennings County Middle School
    820 West Walnut
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)346-4940
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 782 students                      
  • North VernonJennings County Education Center
    1200 West O And M Ave
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)346-2905
    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-12 | n/a students                      
  • North VernonSand Creek Elementary School
    1450 West Cr 500 North
    North VernonIN 47265
    (812)352-9343
    4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 411 students                      
  • Hayden Hayden Elementary School
    55 South Cr 685 West
    HaydenIN 47245
    (812)346-2813
    5.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 275 students                      

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