Jay County High School

  • Jay County High School serves 1,018 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 53% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jay County 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 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Jay County High School's student population of 1,018 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,018 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jay County High School
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jay County 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 Jay County High School is 0.13, which is less 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#1401 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
93%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jay County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jay County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jay County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.130.51
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jay County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jay County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJay School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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