Elkhart Central High School

  • Elkhart Central High School serves 1,642 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 47% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Elkhart Central 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 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Elkhart Central High School's student population of 1,642 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elkhart Central 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 Elkhart Central High School is 0.67, which is more 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#1563 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
39%
12%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
41%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.51
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Graduation Rate
88%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElkhart Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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