Mitchell Jr High School

1010 Bishop Blvd
Mitchell, IN 47446
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mitchell Jr High School serves 359 students in grades 6-8.
Mitchell Jr 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mitchell Jr High School's student population of 359 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Mitchell Jr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mitchell Jr High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1388 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
94%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mitchell Jr High School's ranking?
Mitchell Jr High School is ranked #1388 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Mitchell Jr High School often compared to?
Mitchell Jr High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bedford Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Mitchell Jr High School?
359 students attend Mitchell Jr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Mitchell Jr High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mitchell Jr High School?
Mitchell Jr High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mitchell Jr High School offer ?
Mitchell Jr High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Mitchell Jr High School part of?
Mitchell Jr High School is part of Mitchell Community Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   10/29/2016
I love this school, this school is the best. The Mitchell Junior High Lady Jackets are very good but we can do better. Let's go Jackets!!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Delaney Cox

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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