Carmel High School

Tel: (317)846-7721
  • Carmel High School serves 4,930 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Carmel High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.
  • Carmel High School operates within the Carmel Clay s School District.
  • Carmel Clay s School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the Indiana state average of 85%.

Top Placements (Indiana)

Carmel High School is Listed among the top public schools in Indiana for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

School Overview

  • Carmel High School's student population of 4930 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 263 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,930 students
Carmel High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Carmel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers263 teachers
Carmel High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeCarmel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Carmel High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carmel High School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
55%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
64%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
Carmel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
12%
2%
Carmel High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Carmel High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
3%
12%
Carmel High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
78%
69%
Carmel High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Carmel High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCarmel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.28
Carmel High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
96%
85%
Carmel High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
41%
Carmel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
Carmel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Carmel High School is Carmel Clay s School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 357 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Carmel Clay s School District's student population of 15,954 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,087 is higher than the state average of $12,561. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,149 is less than the state average of $10,672. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameCarmel Clay s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    3
    Number of Students Managed15,9541,398
    Carmel Clay s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    83%
    55%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    87%
    64%
    District Graduation Rate
    96%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$206 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$160 MM$15 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,087$12,561
    District Spending / Student$10,149$10,672
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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