3499 W 800 S
Fort Branch, IN 47648
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Gibson Southern High School serves 686 students in grades 9-12.
Gibson Southern High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gibson Southern High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Gibson Southern High School's student population of 686 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Gibson Southern High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gibson Southern High School is 0.08, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#208 out of 1757 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
96%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 686 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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