1300 Washington Ave
Evansville, IN 47714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Benjamin Bosse High School serves 631 students in grades 9-12.
Benjamin Bosse 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Benjamin Bosse High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Benjamin Bosse High School's student population of 631 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
117 teachers
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School Rankings

Benjamin Bosse High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Benjamin Bosse High School is 0.71, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1212 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
35%
66%
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Hawaiian
5%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benjamin Bosse High School's ranking?

Benjamin Bosse High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for: Most diverse schools (Top 5%), Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).

What is the graduation rate of Benjamin Bosse High School?

The graduation rate of Benjamin Bosse High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 90%.

How many students attend Benjamin Bosse High School?

631 students attend Benjamin Bosse High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

38% of Benjamin Bosse High School students are Black, 35% of students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Benjamin Bosse High School?

Benjamin Bosse High School has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 16:1.

What grades does Benjamin Bosse High School offer ?

Benjamin Bosse High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Benjamin Bosse High School part of?

Benjamin Bosse High School is part of Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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