Herron High School

Herron High School serves 861 students in grades 9-12.
Herron High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Herron High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Herron High School's student population of 861 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students861 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Rankings

Herron High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Herron High School is 0.56, 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
#246 out of 1757 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
63%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.560.51
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerron Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herron High School is Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Center For Inquiry School 27 (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis Center For Inquiry School 27 Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 450 students
    0.5 miles
    545 E 19th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 226-4227
    0.5 PK-8 450
  • Indianapolis Center For Inquiry School 2 Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 430 students
    0.8 miles
    725 N New Jersey St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 226-4202
    0.8 K-8 430
  • Indianapolis Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 3% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 713 students
    0.8 miles
    1140 Dr M Luther King Jr St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 226-2800
    0.8 9-12 713
  • Indianapolis Phalen Leadership Academy - In Inc Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 276 students
    0.8 miles
    3920 Baker Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 333-6980
    0.8 K-6 276
  • Indianapolis George Washington Carver School 87 Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 365 students
    1.1 miles
    2411 Indpls Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46208
    (317) 226-4287
    1.1 PK-8 365

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