Adams High School

  • Adams High School serves 1,756 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • Adams High School operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.
  • South Bend Community Corp School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1756 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 51% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,756 students
Adams High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Adams High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Adams High School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Adams High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1 19:1
Adams High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
Adams High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
15%
11%
Adams High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
30%
12%
Adams High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
44%
70%
Adams High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Adams High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
9%
5%
Adams High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Adams 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.
0.69 0.27
Adams High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
49%
41%
Adams High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
9%
8%
Adams High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Bend Community Corp School District's student population of 19,155 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,188 is higher than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,458 is higher than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 19,155 1,465
South Bend Community Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 81%
South Bend Community Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $279 MM $17 MM
South Bend Community Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $226 MM $15 MM
South Bend Community Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,188 $11,417
South Bend Community Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,458 $10,528
South Bend Community Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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