Donald E Gavit Middle/High School

  • Donald E Gavit Middle/High School serves 1,623 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Donald E Gavit Middle/High School's student population of 1,623 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,623 students
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers

School Comparison

  • Donald E Gavit Middle/High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Donald E Gavit Middle/High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1419 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
63%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
Hispanic
40%
12%
Black
38%
12%
White
19%
69%
Two or more races
3%
5%
Diversity Score0.670.29
Graduation Rate75-79%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name City of Hammond School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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