Hammond High School serves 891 students in grades 9-12.
Hammond 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 891 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Graduation Rate: 75-79% (Btm 50% in IN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Hammond High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Hammond High School's student population of 891 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hammond High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hammond High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1385 out of 1755 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hammond High School's ranking?
Hammond High School is ranked #1385 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hammond High School?
The graduation rate of Hammond High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 90%.
How many students attend Hammond High School?
891 students attend Hammond High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Hammond High School students are Black, 43% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hammond High School?
Hammond High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What grades does Hammond High School offer ?
Hammond High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hammond High School part of?
Hammond High School is part of School City Of Hammond School District.
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