Hammond Academy Of Science & Technology

  • Hammond Academy Of Science & Technology serves 551 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hammond Academy Of Science & Technology placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Hammond Academy Of Science & Technology's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hammond Academy Of Science & Technology is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hammond Academy Of Science & Technology is 0.60, 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)
Overall School Rank
51%
31%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
57%
11%
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Black
20%
12%
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White
20%
69%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.600.28
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHammond Academy Of Science & Technical School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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