Adams High School

  • Adams High School serves 1,794 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Adams High School's student population of 1,794 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,794 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Adams High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Adams High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1327 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
12%
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Black
28%
12%
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White
40%
69%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Adams High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.720.50
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Graduation Rate
91%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Bend Community Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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