Mitchell High School

  • Mitchell High School serves 491 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mitchell 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Mitchell High School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mitchell High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mitchell High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1605 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
96%
69%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mitchell High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.080.50
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mitchell High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMitchell Community Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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