Blackford High School

  • Blackford High School serves 542 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blackford 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 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Blackford High School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackford 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 Blackford High School is 0.12, 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#1571 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
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13%
White
94%
68%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackford High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.120.51
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlackford County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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