Herron High School

  • Herron High School serves 763 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Herron High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Herron High School's student population of 763 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herron High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herron High School is 0.56, 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
23%
31%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
24%
12%
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White
62%
69%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Herron High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.560.28
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Herron High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerron Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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