Arlington High School

  • Arlington High School serves 769 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Arlington High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Arlington High School's student population of 769 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students769 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arlington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Arlington High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1762 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
75%
13%
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White
6%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.410.51
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Graduation Rate80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndianapolis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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