Valparaiso Community Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 6,231 students in Valparaiso Community Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District are Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Memorial Elementary School and Heavilin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Valparaiso Community Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Valparaiso Community Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Valparaiso Community Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,901 Schools
# Students
6,231 Students
1,033,226 Students
# Teachers
345 Teachers
65,700 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Valparaiso Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 92% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#14 out of 379 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valparaiso Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valparaiso Community Schools  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)
70%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valparaiso Community Schools  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
92%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valparaiso Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.40
0.54
# American Indian Students
3 Students
1,796 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
132 Students
28,278 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
825 Students
135,499 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
13%
# Black Students
255 Students
132,785 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# White Students
4,747 Students
679,714 Students
% White Students
76%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
919 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
266 Students
54,135 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,676
# Students in K Grade:
471
72,937
# Students in 1st Grade:
460
76,116
# Students in 2nd Grade:
437
73,804
# Students in 3rd Grade:
447
75,145
# Students in 4th Grade:
462
75,192
# Students in 5th Grade:
458
76,562
# Students in 6th Grade:
462
78,955
# Students in 7th Grade:
498
81,506
# Students in 8th Grade:
489
81,695
# Students in 9th Grade:
591
82,239
# Students in 10th Grade:
486
80,997
# Students in 11th Grade:
498
81,747
# Students in 12th Grade:
460
77,837
# Ungraded Students:
12
1,818

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,310 is higher 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 $11,868 is higher 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)
$83 MM
$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valparaiso Community Schools  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)
$74 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Valparaiso Community Schools  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
$13,310
$12,585
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valparaiso Community Schools  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
$11,868
$11,723
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valparaiso Community Schools  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 Valparaiso Community Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3130
Grades: K-5
| 265 students
Rank: #22.
Memorial Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1052 Park Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3090
Grades: K-5
| 466 students
Rank: #33.
Heavilin Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2450 Heavilin Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 476-8820
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #44.
Northview Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
257 Northview Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3100
Grades: K-5
| 220 students
Rank: #55.
Cooks Corners Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
358 Bullseye Lake Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3040
Grades: K-5
| 469 students
Rank: #66.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
605 Campbell
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 812 students
Rank: #77.
Central Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3030
Grades: K-5
| 137 students
Rank: #88.
Valparaiso High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2727 N Campbell St
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3070
Grades: 9-12
| 2,047 students
Rank: #99.
Flint Lake Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4106 N Calumet Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3160
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #1010.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3140
Grades: 6-8
| 637 students
Rank: #1111.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1405 Wood St
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3110
Grades: K-5
| 241 students
Rank: n/an/a
Porter County Career Center
Vocational School
1005 N Franklin
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3170
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Valparaiso Community Schools School District
  • 3801 N Campbell St, Valparaiso, IN, 46385
  • (219) 531-3000
  • valpo.k12.in.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 6,231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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