Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District

4711 S 500 W
New Palestine , IN 46163 - 0508
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,728 students in Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District are Brandywine Elementary School, New Palestine Jr High School and New Palestine Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,901 Schools
# Students
3,728 Students
1,033,226 Students
# Teachers
179 Teachers
65,700 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 364 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#33 out of 379 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.15
0.54
# American Indian Students
13 Students
1,796 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
26 Students
28,278 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
138 Students
135,499 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
13%
# Black Students
24 Students
132,785 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
3,430 Students
679,714 Students
% White Students
92%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
919 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
93 Students
54,135 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
96
16,676
# Students in K Grade:
236
72,937
# Students in 1st Grade:
270
76,116
# Students in 2nd Grade:
233
73,804
# Students in 3rd Grade:
272
75,145
# Students in 4th Grade:
270
75,192
# Students in 5th Grade:
299
76,562
# Students in 6th Grade:
272
78,955
# Students in 7th Grade:
318
81,506
# Students in 8th Grade:
294
81,695
# Students in 9th Grade:
299
82,239
# Students in 10th Grade:
300
80,997
# Students in 11th Grade:
287
81,747
# Students in 12th Grade:
274
77,837
# Ungraded Students:
8
1,818

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,935 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,585. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,723 is less than the state median of $11,723. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$41 MM
$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$40 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,935
$12,585
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,723
$11,723
This chart display average spending per public school student in Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brandywine Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
413 E 400 S
Greenfield, IN 46140
(317) 462-7396
Grades: K-4
| 251 students
Rank: #22.
New Palestine Jr High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2279 S 600 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
(317) 861-4487
Grades: 7-8
| 612 students
Rank: #33.
New Palestine Intermediate School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5613 W 200 South
New Palestine, IN 46163
(317) 861-4463
Grades: 5-6
| 571 students
Rank: #44.
Sugar Creek Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2337 S 600 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
(317) 861-6747
Grades: K-4
| 543 students
Rank: #55.
New Palestine High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4485 S Victory Dr
New Palestine, IN 46163
(317) 861-4417
Grades: 9-12
| 1,168 students
Rank: #66.
New Palestine Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4801 S 500 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
(317) 861-5287
Grades: PK-4
| 583 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 6
  • Enrollment: 3,728 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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