Hammond High School

  • Hammond High School serves 762 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • Hammond High School operates within the City Of Hammond School District.
  • City Of Hammond School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 762 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 762 students
Hammond High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hammond High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Hammond High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Hammond High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
Hammond High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hammond High School Asian Students (1988-1997)
Hispanic
44%
11%
Hammond High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
50%
12%
Hammond High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
5%
70%
Hammond High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hammond High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Hammond High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Hammond High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.27
Hammond High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
41%
Hammond High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
8%
Hammond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • City Of Hammond School District's student population of 13,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,179 is higher than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,385 is higher than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name City Of Hammond School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 13,691 1,465
 City Of Hammond School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 81%
 City Of Hammond School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $192 MM $17 MM
 City Of Hammond School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $168 MM $15 MM
 City Of Hammond School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,179 $11,417
 City Of Hammond School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,385 $10,528
 City Of Hammond School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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