Hammond High School

5926 Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hammond High School serves 814 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Hammond High School's student population of 814 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students814 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Hammond High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hammond High School is 0.55, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1719 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
43%
12%
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Black
52%
13%
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White
3%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.550.51
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool City Of Hammond School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hammond High School is Area Career Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry W Eggers Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lew Wallace Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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