Ben Davis University High School

1155 S High School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46241
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 387 students in grades 10-12, Ben Davis University High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in IN)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ben Davis University High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Ben Davis University High School's student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Ben Davis University High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ben Davis University High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IN)
#703 out of 1763 schools
(Top 50%)
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25-29%
38%
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55-59%
41%
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(20-21)
30-34%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
14%
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Black
34%
13%
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White
25%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Ben Davis University High School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ben Davis University High School's ranking?
Ben Davis University High School is ranked #703 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Ben Davis University High School often compared to?
Ben Davis University High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ben Davis High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ben Davis University High School?
The graduation rate of Ben Davis University High School is 95%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 88%.
How many students attend Ben Davis University High School?
387 students attend Ben Davis University High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Ben Davis University High School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are Black, 25% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ben Davis University High School?
Ben Davis University High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Ben Davis University High School offer ?
Ben Davis University High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12
What school district is Ben Davis University High School part of?
Ben Davis University High School is part of MSD Wayne Township School District.
In what neighborhood is Ben Davis University High School located?
Ben Davis University High School is located in the Chapel Hill And Ben Davis neighborhood of Indianapolis, IN. There are 7 other public schools located in Chapel Hill And Ben Davis.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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