Hammond High School

  • Hammond High School serves 830 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Hammond High School's student population of 830 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students830 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hammond High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hammond High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1734 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
46%
12%
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Black
48%
12%
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White
5%
69%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hammond High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.560.29
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Graduation Rate
80%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hammond High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name City of Hammond School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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