Jennings County High School

800 West Walnut,

North Vernon, IN, 47265-1461

Tel: (812)346-5588
Grades: 9-12

1,521 students

Jennings County High School serves 1,521 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 1521 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,521 students
Jennings County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Jennings County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jennings 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 0.73. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Jennings County High School Asian (1990-2008)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Jennings County High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Jennings County High School Black (1990-2007)
White
95%
71%
Jennings County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jennings County High School Sch Ethnicity Jennings 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 0.73
Jennings 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.
36%
41%
Jennings 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.
10%
8%
Jennings County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,853 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Jennings County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 4,853 1,613
Jennings County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $18 MM
Jennings County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,783 $13,002
Jennings County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,864 $11,056
Jennings County s 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 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 Students Grades
  • North Vernon North Vernon Elementary School
    810 West Walnut
    North Vernon , IN , 47265
    (812)346-4903
    0  mi  |  707  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • North Vernon Jennings County Middle School
    820 West Walnut
    North Vernon , IN , 47265
    (812)346-4940
    0  mi  |  813  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • North Vernon Jennings County Education Center
    1200 West O And M Ave
    North Vernon , IN , 47265
    (812)346-2905
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • North Vernon Sand Creek Elementary School
    1450 West Cr 500 North
    North Vernon , IN , 47265
    (812)352-9343
    4  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Hayden Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hayden Elementary School
    55 South Cr 685 West
    Hayden , IN , 47245
    (812)346-2813
    5.4  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Indiana 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Indiana is Adams Central Community Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.