Owen Valley Community High School

622 West Sr 46

Spencer, IN 47460-9556

Grades: 9-12

858 students

Owen Valley Community High School serves 858 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Owen Valley Community High School operates within the Spencer-owen Community s School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 858 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 858 students
Owen Valley Community High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Owen Valley Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Owen Valley Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 20:1 17:1
Owen Valley Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
1%
13%
Owen Valley Community High School Black Students (2004-2006)
White
97%
71%
Owen Valley Community High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Owen Valley Community High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Owen Valley Community 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.
0.06 0.26
Owen Valley Community High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
36%
42%
Owen Valley Community 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.
8%
8%
Owen Valley Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,728 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,166 is higher than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,603 is less than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name Spencer-owen Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,728 1,469
Spencer-owen Community s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 65% 79%
Spencer-owen Community s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $21 MM
Spencer-owen Community s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $18 MM
Spencer-owen Community s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,166 $13,002
Spencer-owen Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,603 $11,056
Spencer-owen Community 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 Forest Hills Spec Education Coop (7.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Owen Valley Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spencer Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpencerOwen Valley Middle School
    626 West St Hwy 46
    SpencerIN 47460
    (812)829-2249
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 448 students                      
  • SpencerSpencer Elementary School
    151 Hillside Ave
    SpencerIN 47460
    (812)829-2253
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 668 students                      
  • SpencerMccormick's Creek Elementary School
    1601 Flatwoods Rd
    SpencerIN 47460
    (812)828-6000
    4.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 361 students                      
  • StinesvilleStinesville Elementary School
    7973 West Main St
    StinesvilleIN 47464
    (812)876-2474
    6.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 193 students                      
  • GosportGosport Elementary School
    9th St
    GosportIN 47433
    (812)879-4694
    7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 194 students                      

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